ThiruPuliangudi Perumal Temple, Arulmigu Kasinivendan Perumal Temple
ThiruPuliangudi Permual Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi, nine Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Tiruchendur-Tirunelveli route, Tamil Nadu, India in the banks of Thamiraparani river. The main deity of this temple is 'Lord Bhoomipalaka perumal' also called as 'Lord Kasinivendan Perumal', an imposing image of Lord Vishnu in a reclining posture and the idol of 'Goddess Malarmagal Nachiar', the consort of Lord Kasinivendan Perumal can also be found here.The peculiar feature of this temple is that the holy feet of Lord Kasinivendan Perumal can be seen from the window of the passageway.
This temple is part of famous Nava Tirupathi Yatra.
ThiruPuliangudi Permual Temple is built in Dravidian style of architecture. The temple has an imposing image of Lord Vishnu, a lotus stalk from the navel of the image emanates the image of Brahma. The feet of the deity can be viewed through the passage. The temple has two prakarams(closed precincts of a temple).Picture Courtesy: commons.wikimedia.org
Timings : The temple is open from 8:00 AM till 12:00 PM and from 1:00 PM till 6:00 PM
Male devotees have been advised to wear dhoti, shirt, pyjama or pant and shirt while women and girls should wear saris or churidhar or 'pavadai' with half-sari. Devotees wearing lungi, bermudas, jeans and tight-leggings would not be allowed.
Tamil Nadu is home to many natural resources, classical arts, classical music, classical literature, Hindu temples of Dravidian architecture, hill stations, beach resorts, multi-religious pilgrimage sites, and eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Nava Tirupathi Temples is a set of nine temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu, located on the either sides of Thamiraparani River in Tiruchendur to Tirunelveli route in the state of Tamilnadu, India. The Nava Tirupathi temples are headed by 'Lord Perumal' (Lord Vishnu'), hence there are no separate Navagraha shrine present in these temples. The Nava Tirupathi temples are classified as "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Lord Vishnu which are admired by the 12 Azhwars.
Arulmigu BhoomiPalagar Thirukkovil, ThiruPuliyangudi Temple Road, Thiruppuliangudi, Tamil Nadu 628620
The nearest airport is Tuticorin (24.6 Km). There are flights like Air, IndiGo, Spice Jet, Jet Airways, and JetKonnect to reach to and from Srivaikundam.
Srivaikuntam railway station is situated on the Tirunelveli-Tiruchendur line. All passenger trains from Tirunelveli stop at this station. The temple is about 1.5 miles from the railway station.
Srivaikuntam is also well connected by road with Tirunelveli, Tiruchendur and Tuticorin and all other major cities.
Vishwaroopam Pooja - 9.00 AM
Kalasanthi Pooja - 10.30 AM
Uchikala Pooja - 1.00 PM
Sayarachai Pooja - 4.00 PM
Thiruvisagam Pooja - 6.00 PM
Devotees perform holy bath to the Lord and dorn Him with new dresses as an offering.
People visit these Nava Tirupathi temples seeking relief from the adverse aspects of planets, here it is Mercury-Budha.
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