This sthalam is one among the Thirunaangur Divyadesam and lies in Thirunaangur in Tanjore district in Tamil Nadu. It’s approximately five miles far from Seerkazhi. Bus centers are also available.
Nanda Vilakku means the lamp which gives light continuously. Here the perumal stands as this Nanda Vilakku giving the Pranava Gyana oli ie Pranavam approach the phrase “Om” which is the key sound of the whole universe.
Ajaykapathan, Aahirputheyar, Binanai, Roodhar, Pithuroopar, Thriyambakar, Maheswarar, Virushakabi, Shambuvahanar, Easwarar all the above 10 are called Ekadasa Rudhirar.
Ajaykapathan become once the service of Lord Shiva who was having four mouths, one thousand shoulders, Karala Vadhanam, ears with shell jewelry and 100 legs.
Aahirputheyan is the son of Maharishi Boothan and Surabi.
Binaki is honestly a bow which turned into fashioned via Lord Indra. Once Kanva Maharishi who brought up shakuntala turned into in a deep prayer and was protected by way of Sand dunes. Bamboo bushes started to grow at the pinnacle and seeing the best excellent of those Bamboo’s, Lord Indra made 3 bows out of them. He named the primary one as Kandibam and kept it for himself. The different one became named Shargam and changed into given to Lord Narayana and the 0.33 one became named Binaki and become given to Lord shiva.
Maheswarar has the frame and ornaments as Lord Shiva however is of white coloration.
As Lord Narayana gave his dharsan to Lord Shiva who turned into received from the sin of killing Lord Brahma. Narayana gave those Ekadasa Rudhirar’s too his unique dharsan.
Once saint Dhurvasan gave a garland which changed into used in the worship of Godess Lakshmi to Lord Indira. But he took the garland carelessly and put it on his Elephant Iravadham. The garland became smashed underneath the toes of this Elephant. The saint were given angry and cursed Lord Indra that every one his wealth would disappear within the sea.
So happened and on a selected day all of the Deva’s churned the ocean and day after today they were given Godess Lakshmi’s benefits. So that particular day of churning was named as Ekadasi and the day subsequent as Dhuvadasi.
So after regaining his wealth, Lord Indra were given the dharsan of Lord Narayana at this place.
As Lord Indra and the Rudhirar’s got the Lords dharsan, the pushkarani called Indra Pushkarani and Rudira Pushkarani.
As the Lord here vibrates all his powers as Pranava with out stipping, like a Nanda vilakku the Vimaanam right here is Pranava Vimaanam.
All the 11 Divyadesams of Thirunaangur was created to receive Lord Shiva from his Brahma hati dhosam.
It’s been said that during a battle between Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Lord Shiva throwed his Tirisoolam (his weapon) on Lord vishnu and he took it as his Thiruman (Symbol in his forehead) and Lord Vishnu as soon as held Lord Shiva’s neck tightly (at the same time as he drank the poison which came from the Thriuparkadal) and the poison stood there and Lord Shiva turned into named Neelakandan thereafter.
By worshipping Lord Shiva his black throat resembles Lord Krishna’s colour and while worshipping Lord Vishnu the Thiruman stands as symbol for Lord Shiva and consequently these Lords are insisting team spirit amongst us.
Nara Narayanar, is the form of Lord who became a student himself and a trainer himself, coaching Gnana to himself as being a pupil and instructor concurrently. Lord Naryanan of Manimaada Kovil stands as a lamp which spreads Gnana to the sector and Nara Narayana of Bhadrinath who taught Gnana to himself and as a result each are equivalent in terms of Gnana.
The above assessment was made by way of Thirumangai alwar in his paasuram “Nandha vilake! Alatharkuariyay! Nara Narayanane….”.
Usually the Nanda vilaku is stored in an beautiful Maadam ie a structure used for putting camps and hence this location is known as Mani Maada Kovil containing the Lord as camp in it.
On each day after Thai Amavasai, all the Perumals of the eleven Thriunaangur Thirupathis come right here to Manimaaada Kovil of their in Garuda Vahanams.
On that occasion Thirumangai Alwar together with his spouse Kumudhavalli might come from Thirunagari along with the deity he worshipped. Then to the eleven Thirunaangur Divyadesa Perumals are praised with the Paasurams (ie) the Mangalasasanam made through him is sung and eventually the Thiru Andikaapu is completed.
Then Thirumangai alwar could be given the garlands and honour from every perumal. Finally all could set in to a grand procession.
We can go to all the Six Divyadesams – Thirumanimaada Kovil, Thiruvaikunda Vinnagaram, Thiru Vann Purushothamam, Thiru Arimeya vinnagaram, Thiru Semponnsei Kovil and Thiru Thotriambalam all in only someday.
The Grand Garuda sevai at the side of the 11 Perumals of Thirunaangur Thirupathi’s.
The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Narayanan. He is likewise known as Nanda Vilakku. The Moolavar is inside the Irundha (Sitting) Thirukkolam facing his thirumugham closer to east course. Prathyaksham for Lord Indra and Ekadasa Rudhirar.
The Thaayar of this sthalam is Pundariga Valli Thaayar.The Utsavar discovered in this sthalam is Narayanan. He is also Known as Alatharku Ariyan. Mangalasasanam -Thirumangaialwar – 12 Paasurams. Theertham of this temple is Indra Pushkarani,Rudhira Pushkarani. Vimanam -Pranava Vimaanam.
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