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Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple, Tirukannamangai | TamilNadu, Thanjavur

Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu located in Tirukannamangai, 6 km away from Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India on the Tiruvarur-Kumbakonam highway. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.


As per Hindu legend, all the Devas in the celestial world gathered here to witness and participate in the divine wedding of Lord Vishnu with Mother Mahalakshmi.  They wished that this darshan should be available to them for ever.  They took the form of honey-bees, built nests and stayed here to realize their wish. Even today, a honey nest exists on the northern side of Mother's shrine. Also Varuna, the guardian deity of the west and sag...View more


Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple is built in Dravidian style of architecture. The temple has a 5-tier rajagopuram and a vast temple complex. The prime deity, Bhaktavatsalar has an imposing image. The temple tank is situated right opposite to the temple. This shrine is also referred to as Saptamrita Kshetram(seven celebrated elements of nature), referring to seven of its elements such as Vimanam, Mandapam, aaranyam, theertham, kshetram, river and town...View more

Darsan Info

The temple is open from 8.00 AM to 12.00 AM and from 5.00 PM to 8.30 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.


Thiruvarur is a town and municipality in Tiruvarur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thiruvarur was one of the five traditional capitals of the Chola empire and the history of town revolves around the Thygarajaswamy temple. Historically Thiruvarur has been a centre of eminent people in religion, arts and science.

Language Spoken:Tamil

Location and Contact

Sri Bhaktavatsala Perumal temple, Tirukannamangai 610104
+91 4366278288, +91 9865834676

Sri Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple is 5 km from Thiruvaarur on the Kumbakonam route. It lies in the Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu and is about 25 miles from Kumbakonam, 15 miles from Thirucherai .

By Air
The nearest airport to Thiruvarur is Tiruchirapalli Airport located about 110 km from the town.

By Train
Thiruvarur railway junction is a four way junction connecting Thanjavur in the west, Mayiladuthurai in the north, Nagapattinam in the east and Thiruthuraipoondi in the south.
There is a daily express train to Chennai via Mayiladuthurai and Ernakulam and trains available from Mannargudi to Tirupathi and Velankanni to Goa, operated three times a week that pass through Thiruvarur.

By Road
The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation operates close to 175 daily services connecting various cities to Thiruvarur. Most of the buses via Thiruvarur are operated by the corporation ply between Trichy and Velankanni."

Additional Info

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  2. HDFC Bank ATM, ICICI Bank ATM
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Temple Rituals

The beehive in the temple is believed to be devas worshipping Vishnu and has special rituals performed for it.

Regular Offerings

Devotees perform Tirumanjanam and offer vastras to the Lord.

Special rituals

It is believed that one will attain mukti or eternal salvation if one stay at this place atleast for a single night.

famous Festivals

April /May    -    Chitra Poornima                                                                                             Brahmothsavam - Chithrai Month                                                                                               
December / January -  Vaikunda Ekadesi

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