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ThiruVaragunamangai Perumal Temple



ThiruVaragunamangai Permual Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi., nine Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnulocated in Tiruchendur-Tirunelveli route, Tamil Nadu, India in the banks of Thamiraparani river. All these 9 temples are classified as "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.

This sthalam explains about the sathyam, the right path to go and Dharmam. The Jwalaas (While the fire is burnt, the heat rays comes out of it) which comes out of fire will burn only the Adharma, but the Dharma, the sathyam. Seetha devi after getting into the fire, she came out as the same way, she went into it. This is because of her purity.

This also explains about the Characteristic of Agni. He will not do anything harm against the Sathya dharma people.Making this as the Sathyam as the primary things, there are lot of Jeevas living in this world. One of the example is Romasa Maharishi.He has lot of hairs (Romam) covered all along his body.

 He was given a varam like things that at the end of lives of all devars while he is loosing each and every hair in his body.This rishi explained to Brahma deva as how a creator should be and reduced his bad things, there by rooting the Sathya dharmam.



This sthalam is situated in Tirunelveli district, in Tamil Nadu. It is 1 1/2 miles away from Sri Vaikundam in East. We can easily go to this sthalam by asking as "Nattham. It is one of Alwars Nava tirupathi.

A pious Brahmin Vedvith lived an upright life.   He dutifully served his parents, he had great devotion and respect towards Guru and elders, and he performed rituals prescribed in the Sastra and Puranas.

The most pleased Lord instructed Vedvith to undergo austerities in this sacred land Varagunamangai.  Vedvith followed the divine instruction with utmost faith and devotion; he attained the blessings of Lord and attained Salvation in this holy land.

It is said that a Andanan, a poor brahmanan, named Vedavith worshipped this emperumaan and he showed his seva on top of this Vijayakodi Vimaanam as "Sathya Narayanan in Veetriruntha Kolam.

Moolavar  :  Sri Vijayaasana Perumal

Thaayar    :  Sri Varagunavalli Thaayar

Pushkarani   :Agni Theertham  Deva pushkarani.

Vimanam     :Vijayakodi Vimaanam.

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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