Thalai Sanga Nanmathiyam

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Nanmadiya Perumal Temple
Talaichangadu nanmathiyaperumaltemple2.jpg
Thalai Sanga Nanmathiyam is located in Tamil Nadu
Thalai Sanga Nanmathiyam
Location in Tamil Nadu
Geography
Coordinates11°7′47″N 79°47′7″E / 11.12972°N 79.78528°E / 11.12972; 79.78528Coordinates: 11°7′47″N 79°47′7″E / 11.12972°N 79.78528°E / 11.12972; 79.78528
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictNagapatnam
LocationThalachangadu
Culture
SanctumNaanmadiya Perumal(Vishnu) Talaichanga Nachiar(Lakshmi)
Temple tankChandra
Architecture
ArchitectureDravidian architecture

The Naanmadiya Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the village of Thalaichangadu, near Akkur in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is the Hindu god Vishnu. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.[1]

The Temple[edit]

The temple has a shrine for Naanmadiya Perumal facing east. It has an invaluable conch.

Legend[edit]

Lord Vishnu worshipped Lord Shiva to acquire the famous conch, Panchajanyam. There is a famous Sayavaneswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva in the same village, where Lord Vishnu is believed to have worshipped Lord Shiva.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hindu Pilgrimage: A Journey Through the Holy Places of Hindus All Over India. Sunita Pant Bansal.

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