Vaishnava Nambi and Thirukurungudivalli Nachiar Temple

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Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple
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Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple
Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Name
Other names Vanamamalai
Proper name Thirukurungudi
Geography
Coordinates 8°37′N 77°56′E / 8.617°N 77.933°E / 8.617; 77.933Coordinates: 8°37′N 77°56′E / 8.617°N 77.933°E / 8.617; 77.933
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Location Thirukurungudi
Culture
Primary deity Vaishnava Nambi
(Vishnu)
Consort Neela Devi
(Lakshmi)
Poets Tirumangai Alvar
Bhoothathalvar
Architecture
Architectural styles Dravidian architecture

Vaishnava Nambi and Thirukurungudivalli Nachiar Temple is one of the Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Thirukkurungudi, Tirunelveli district Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is classified as "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.[1]

The Temple[edit]

This is the place is revered by the verses of Tirumangai Alvar. The temple has a large gopuram and a large temple compound having 5 prakarams(closed precincts of a temple).[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 108 Vaishnavite Divya Desams: Divya desams in Pandya Nadu. M. S. Ramesh, Tirumalai-Tirupati Devasthanam.
  2. ^ Tourist Guide to South India .Various authors. Page 117.
  3. ^ M., Rajagopalan (1993). 15 Vaishnava Temples of Tamil Nadu. Chennai, India: Govindaswamy Printers. pp. 129–143.