Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple or Sri Mayakoothar Perumal Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi, nine Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Perungulam,Tiruchendur-Tirunelveli route, Tamil Nadu, India in the banks of Thamiraparani river. The Presiding deity is Lord Vishnu in the form of Srinivasa Perumal.
According to the legends, once an asura abducted Vedasaran's wife Kumudhavalli, who is a devotee of Lord Vishnu. Vishnu defeated the asura and danced on his head as Koothar. And Vishnu restored Kumudhavalli to her husband.This temple is part of famous Nava Tirupathi Yatra.
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is constructed in Dravidian style of architecture. The temple has an image of Lord Vishnu facing east direction. The temple has two prakarams(closed precincts of a temple).Picture Courtesy : commons.wikimedia.org
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. The Nava Tirupathi temples are headed by 'Lord Perumal' (Lord Vishnu'), hence there are no separate Navagraha shrine present in these temples. The Nava Tirupathitemples are classified as "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Lord Vishnu which are admired by the 12 Azhwars.
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 07.30 A.M
Kabalasanthi Pooja 10.30 A.M
Uchilikala Pooja 12.00 A.M
Sayarachai Pooja 04.30 P.M
Thiruvisagam Pooja 07.30 P.M
Devotees can sponsor one day Annadhanam for 50 persons.
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