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Sri Tiruvikrama Narayana Perumal Temple

Significance

Significance


Sri Tiruvikrama Narayana Perumal Temple  or  Kazheesirama Vinnagaram or Tadalan Kovil is a Hindu temple  dedicated to Lord  Vishnu  located in Sirkazhi in Nagapattinam  district,  Tamil Nadu,  India. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.

Thirumangai Azhvar and Saiva Kuravar Sambandar had a colloquim and the azhwar won the caption. The God in the temple is praised as Man alantha Tadalan meaning the one who measured the land.

The name Tadalan is in honour of Tiruvikrama form and the  moolavar (prime deity) fixed in the central shrine is in this form. The presiding deity, Tiruvikrama, appeared for sage Ashtakoma.

The deity is shown as receiving alms in the right hand, holding the wooden umbrella in the left arm and with the Salagrama garland around his neck. Nearby is Saint Tirumangai Azhwar with his anklet and Vel in the feet.

Lord Trivikrama appears in the sanctum sanctorum with His left leg above His head, showing the right hand as if to receive the Dhan and a finger of the left hand as if asking for the next one foot land promised to him.

This is the Trivikrama form of Lord Vishnu. The Vimana above the sanctum is called Pushkala Vimana. Procession deity Thadalan is nearby. He is also praised as Thavittu Panai Thadalan.


About

About


Perumal Kazheesirama Vinnagaram
Temple is a Hindu temple, located in Sirkazhi  in Nagapattinam district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Narayana or Lord Vishnu.

The temple is included among the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu celebrated by the 12 "Alwars (poet saints).

It is about half mile away from the Seerkazhi station. Lord Vishnu in his Vamana Avatar is installed the mandapam placed inform of the major sanctum.

Those performing Vastu Puja offers the sand from their land at the saints feet praying for good luck and success. One can also see a sanctum of Lord Rama in the prakara, and there is another shrine of Sri Anjaneya outside the temple.

Vaikasi 10 Days Brahmothsavam is the festival celebrated in this temple. The temple opening time 07:30 am to 11:30 am ; 04:30 pm to 08:00
pm.


Do & Don't

Do & Don't


Do:

  • 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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