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Thiru Neeragam - Sri Jagadeeshwarar Temple



Thiru Neeragam - Sri Jagadeeshwarar Temple loacted in Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu. This Hindu Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This Holy Temple is one among 108 Divya Desam.

Neer, the water is the primary and necessary element for all the things in this world to survive. To explain this, the Perumal is giving his seva as "Jagadeswar Perumal". The Perumal is also called as "Thiru Neeragathan" found along with "Nilamangai valli Thaayar".

All the water rushes towards the place where there is a small groove or hole. Like the same way, Emperumaan flows into the hearts of bhaktas and and fill their soul with bhakthi.Neer, the water is said to be cool in nature.

Like wise, Emperumaan gives the coolest blessings to his devotees.All living things need water to live and at the same time, the body is also purified by water. By explaining this, he tells both the Aathma and the human body to get purified and attain the Moksha, we need his help and the support.

Even if a small hole is found in the boat, the water will flow in. Like wise, if even the small level of bhakti is found in the hearts of his bhaktas he will flow into us.

But at the same time, if we doesnt think and pray to him, he will go out as the water which comes out of the small hole found in the vessel.The water flows towards all of the regions. It doesnt consider any raised lands or the lowered regions to flow. Likewise, infront of Sriman Narayanan, all are one and there is no higher than the other.



This Divyadesam is found inside Ooragathan Temple.The Perumal is also called as "Thiru Neeragathan" found along with "Nilamangai valli Thaayar".

Moolavar :

The Moolavar of this Sthalam is Sri Neeragathan. He is also named as Jagadeeshwarar. He is found in Nindra thirukkolam facing his thirumugham towards East direction. The Perumal is Prathyaksam for Akroorar.


The Thaayar found in this Sthalam is Nilamangai Valli. 

Mangalasasanam: Thirumangai Alwar - 1 Paasuram. Total - 1 Paasuram.

Pushkarani  : Akroora Theertham.

Vimanam   :   Jagadeeshwara Vimanam.

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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