Sri Thothadrinatha Perumal Temple is situated in Tirunanguneri in Tirunelveli, district of TamilNadu. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and this is one of the 108 Divya Desams. The main deity is Swayambu murthy i.e self manifested deity.
Perumal here is called as Thothadrinatha Perumal and also as Vanamamali with his consort Lakshmi called as Varamangala Thayar or Sirivaramangai Naachiyaar. The temple is also one of Navatirupathi Temples associated with Lord Surya- the Sun god
This sthalam is one of the Ashta (eight) swayambhu sthalams. Other seven sthalams are Badri Narayanam, Mukthi Narayanam, Naimisaranyam, Pushkaram, Tiruvenkadam, Sri Mushnam and Thiru Varaagam.
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Significance of the temple:
Lord Vishnu's Vigraham here, on one of Lord’s hands point to His feet and the other on His lap as an assurance that the devotee surrendering at His feet will have a place on His lap. He holds the Prayoga Chakra, Those worshipping the Chakra will have no enemies at all in life.
While traditionally temples have only one swayambumurthy, this is one with 11 Swayambumurthis – Lord Thothadri Nathar in the sanctum sanctorum, Mother Sridevi and Bhoodevi, Sun, Moon, Maharshis Brugu and Markandeya, dancers of the celestial world Uruvasi and Thilothama.
Inside this sthalam an oil well of 25 feet height and 15 feet width. The well doesnt have water but has an rich oil, which extracts oil instead of water. The oil which is found in the well is said to have the medicinal values and said that it cures many diseases. Daily, the Emperumaan of this sthalam is done the thirumanjanam using 6 padis (1 padi= around 1 1/2 Kgs) of Gingely oil and Sandal wood oil. After the thirumanjanam is over, the oils are poured into the well itself . If any devotee need some amount of oil from the well, they must give the same amount of gingely oil to the devastanam and it is poured into the well and given the medicinal oil. Worshippers apply the oil to get cured of their diseases and are believed to be relieved of their evil deeds.
The Shadari placed on the devotees as blessing of Lord, has the image of Nammazhwar-Sadagopan
It is said that the procession idol of Mother was originally in Tirupathi. Perumal appeared in the dream of Jeer Swamigal and said that Varamangadevi was meant to Lord Vanamamalai in Nanguneri, therefore taken to this place.
- Chithirai Brahmotsavam in April-May
- Panguni Brahmotsavam in (March-April)
- Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January
- Morning: 07.00 AM – 12.00 AM
- Evening: 05.00 PM – 9.00 PM
- The Price of the Puja includes service charges, prasad, packing and courier cost and any other incidental charges
- We are not agent of any temple, our representative will perform the puja on your behalf and collect the prasadam.
- You will receive the prasadam between 15 - 30 days
- Prasadam will not have any kind of food items
- Prasadam normally consists of Kumkum or Vibuthi or Turmeric or Sandal Paste or Akshatha