Srirangam Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple is the foremost of the eight self-manifested shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Lord Vishnu . It is also considered the first, foremost and the most important of the 108 Divyadesams - the main Vishnu temples. This temple is also known as Thiruvaranga Tirupati, Periyakoil, Bhoologa Vaikundam, Bhogamandabam
Srirangam Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple is enormous in size. The temple complex is 156 acres in extent. It has seven prakaras or enclosures. These enclosures are formed by thick and huge rampart walls which run round the sanctum. There are 21 magnificent towers in all prakara. he temple of Srirangam is the only one in India with seven enclosures, a sacred symbolic number which for present day Vaishnava believers represents either the seven centers of Yoga, or a reference to the seven elements making up the human body, in the center of which dwells the soul.
Apart from the presiding deity Lord Ranganathar, the temple complex comprises of many other sannathis and about 53 upa-sannathis.
- Vaikunda Ekadasi in Margazhi (December-January)
- In the month of Masi Teppa Thiruvizha (10 day boat festival) is celebrated
- Adi Perukku utsavam
- Three Brahmotsavams are celebrated
Morning: 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Evening: 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM