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Aadinaathan Temple, Alwarthirunagari Temple

TamilNadu, Thoothukudi

Alwarthirunagari Permual Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi, nine Hindu temples dedicated to Vishnu located in Tiruchendur-Tirunelveli route, Tamil Nadu, India in the banks of Thamiraparani river. It is one of the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. Alwarthirunagari Permual Temple is the 5th Navathiruppathi dedicated to Guru or Jupiter.


According to the legends, the place is believed to be the birthplace of Nammalvar. Lord Vishnu is believed to have incarnated as Nammalvar. The reason assigned to the incarnation is that Vishnu has incarnated in all 3 class of castes, but not in the fourth.This temple is part of famous Nava Tirupathi Yatra.


Alwarthirunagari Permual Temple is built in Dravidian style of architecture. The Prime Deity Aathippiraan faces east in standing posture. The image is a swayambu (manifested) and is believed that the feet of the Prime Deity are under the earth.Picture Courtesy : commons.wikimedia.org

Darsan Info

Timings : The temple is open from 05.30 AM till 12.00 PM and from 04.30 PM till 08.45 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

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.

Location and Contact

Alwar thirunagar, Thiruchendur Taluk, Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu 628612

+91 4639273607, +91 9443986996

Alwarthirunagari is in the Tirunelveli-Tiruchendur railway route and the temple is about 1.5 kms from the station. It is about 5kms from Srivaikuntam and 34 kms from Tirunelveli, from where frequent bus services are available.

Additional Info

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Temple Rituals

Thiruvananthal Pooja - 6.00 AM
Alangara Theertham - 6.30 AM
Vishwaroopam - 7.00 AM
Dosa Amutha Seithal - 8.00 AM
Thiruvaradhanam - 10.00 AM
Suttru Koil - 10.15 AM
Theertham Viniyogam - 10.30 AM
Samba Thiruvananthal - 10.50 AM
Samba Thalikai - 11.00 AM
Maalai Thirukaapu Nikal -5.00 PM
Suttru Koil Thiruvananthal - 6.30 PM
Swamygal Thiruvananthal - 7.00 PM
Theertham Viniyogam - 8.15 PM
Thiruvisaka Thalikai - 8.30 PM
Karpura Seva - 8.45 PM

Regular Offerings

Devotees whose prayers are fulfilled give as offering anything they desire.

Special Rituals

Devotees perform thirumanjanam for the Lord and dorn him with new clothes. All afflictions that happen due to the Navagraha curse, will be alleviated by worshipping the deities at Navatiruppatis.

Famous Festival

The Garuda Sevai utsavam(festival) in the month of Vaikasi(May-Jun)                          
Thiru aathayana utsavam and Vaikunta Ekadasi in the month of Margazhi

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