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Sri Neelamega Perumal Temple -Thirukkannapuram ,Nagapattinam

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Thirukkannamangai and Thirukannapuram Lord Krishna is in a status posture and at Thirukovilur Lord Krishna offers “Ulagalantha sevai” (ie) he stands up to a top notch top. Long again, this temple changed into close to the seashore. But now the sea has drifted back about 10 Kilometers.

Kanva Maharishi added up Shakunthala, the daughter of Vishvamithra and Menaka.

Later Shakunthala married king Dhushyanthan. But he forgot his love because of an evil spell. In order to unite Bhakunthala along with her husband a fish consumed her marriage ring and whilst the king noticed the hoop got here running on the lookout for Shakunthala and their son Bharatha.

As the fisherman became the only motive of unison of Shakunthala and Dushyanta they’re referred to as “Bharathavar”.

In order to remain this, Neela megha perumal married the princess “Padmavathi ” of the fisherman team. Utsavar sowriraja perumal as in a posture of looking for palms of the year once a special pooja is performed to this perumal through all of the fishermen of this area.

As Neelamega perumal is treated according with Varadharaja perumal of Kanchi, he has given a completely special darshan (ie) he has confirmed himself in person to Thandaka Maharishi who become formerly a king and due to his difficult penance at Kanchi won the reputation of Maharishi.

Vibishanan wanted to put off Ranganathar from SriRangam however as he turned into a napping posture he could not do this. So he prayed to God to expose the beauty of his walk to him. Accepting this god ordered Vibishana to return to Thirukannapuram on a brand new moon day. And in this vicinity, Neelamega Perumal showed Vibishana his lovely walk.

Once there was a demon named Vikataksham and as an answer to the prayer of Maharishi’s, Neelamega perumal destroyed this demon. Using his chakaram. After that he nonetheless offers us dharshan with that effective chakaram which is prepared to kill evil things.

Thirukannapuram is one of the 108 divya desams near Mayavaram. This kshetram is also referred to as ‘pancha krishna kshetram’ (5 abodes of Krishna). Including Thirukannapuram, others are, Thirukkannankudi,ThirukkannaMangai,Kabistalam and Thirukovilur. Perumal of this temple is referred to as Sowrirajan.

 The Moolavar of this kshetram is Sri Neelamega Perumal. The Moolavar is giving his seva within the standing posture facing east. Instead of Abhaya Hastham he has Varada Hastham similar to Kanchi Varadharaja perumal. Also, he has the Prayoga Chakram, similar to that of Ranganatha perumal of SriRangam. Prathyaksham for Kanva Maharshi, Thandaka Maharishi and Garudan.

Thayaar: The Thayaar observed on this sthalam is Kannapura Naayaki together with Periya piratti, Sridevi, Aandal and Padmini Thaayar. The Utsavar of this sthalam is Utsavar Sowriraja Perumal is in a pose of in search of hands for marriage. The seven feet Bhaktavatsala perumal in Kalyana Thirukolam (wedding ceremony attire), and with the words ” Maam Ekam Saranam Vraja” (Take safe haven in me alone) written on his proper hand (most effective different location you can see that is within the hand of Uppiliappan in Kumbakonam), is a scintillating sight to watch.

In the front of the moolavar is the utsavar (procession deity) called Patharaavi and is accompanied through two consorts Sridevi and Bhoodevi.There is a separate sannidhi for Ennai Petra Thayar additionally known as Sudhavalli. The temple additionally has separate sannidhis for Andal, Chakkarathazhwar, the Alwars and Sri Ramanuja.  The temple tank is known as Sara pushkarni and vimanam is called Soundarya vimanam.

The temple is one of the 108 divya desams of Sri Vaishnavas and comes below Choza naatu divyadesams. The presiding deity is Sri Neelamega perumal in grand status posture, utsavar is Soundararajan and thayar is called Soundarya Valli thayar. The Lord offers darshan on this temple in three paperwork – Neelamegha perumal in status posture, Ranganathar in reclining and Govindaraja perumal in sitting posture.

This location is one a few of the 5 Krishna Kshetrams:




Thirukannan Kavitha Lam and


On every Masi Magam, the lord god of this place goes to the seashore and blesses all his devotees there.

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