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Sri NaanMadhia Perumal Temple



Sri Naan Madhia Perumal  temple is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu Believed to have been visited by the 1 poet saints or Alwars.

This Temple is located at Akkur near Karuvi Junction, Mayavaram in Tanjore district.Sri Naan Madhiya Perumal temple is vast an exciting edifice.The main Deity of sri Naan Madhiya Perumal Temple is Sri Naan Madhiya Perumal and Thalai Sanga Naachiyaar.

Sangu means shells. As once the very best shells of Kaviripoompatinam was sold here. This place is called Thalai sangam (litrally - place of best shells). And as there were lot's of purasa Maram (Purasa tree) the term Kadu - forest joined to give the name Thalai sang - Kadu = Thalaisangadu.

Lord Shiva wears the cresent moon as his head ornament. As like Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu too has cresent moon in this place.

This temple is very small. Looks like the Chandraloga land of Moon god.Thaayar has no seperate sannadhi.

As the Moolavar of this place took away the curse on the moon god, he is named as chandra Shaba Harar (ie) chandra - moon, Shabam - Curse, Harar - person who demolishes.



Sri Naan Madhiya  Perumal Temple is Located at Akkur near Karuvi Junction, Mayavaram in Tanjore,Tamilnadu.Sri Naan Madhiya Perumal is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.This Temple is also Known as Thalaisangadu.

The Presiding deity of this Temple is The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Naan Madhiya Perumal. Also known as Venn Chudar Perumal.

He is giving his seva in Nindra (Standing) Thirukkolam facing his thirumugham towards east direction.

Prathyaksham for Chandiran (Moon god), Deva Bhridangar, Deva's Nitya suri's. The Thayaar found in this sthalam is Thalai Sanga Naachiyaar. And the Utsavar Thaayar is Sengamalavalli Thaayar.

Sri Naan Madhiya vimanam is Chandra Vimaanam,The Theertham provided by this Temple is Chandra Pushkarani.

Famous For: 

1. There is a very Precious Sangu (Shell) for the Perumal.
2. Beautiful idol of Sri Andal Naachiyar.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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