Trichy Divyadesams

The Divya Desams are the 108 Vishnu temples glorified in the poems of the contemporary Vaishnava Alvars of Tamil Nadu, India. Divya means "premium" and Desam indicates "place" (temple). This itinerary takes you to the divya desams in Tiruchirapalli, a place dotted with historical and religious sites. Trichy is famous for its 6 divya desams viz., Srirangam temple (Swayam Vyakta Kshetram), Purushotha ramar temple (famous for its Trimurti), Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple (known for goddess Lakshmi), PundariKashan Perumal temple, Thiru Anbil, Appakkudathaan Perumal Temple (Pancharanga Sthalas).

Package Includes

  • Cab

  • Sthalapuranam

Itinerary Temples

  • Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam
  • Purushotha ramar temple, Thirukkarambanoor
  • Sri Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple, Woraiyur
  • PundariKashan Perumal temple, Thiruvellarai
  • Vadivazhagiya Nambi Perumal temple, Anbil
  • Sri Appakkudathaan Perumal Temple, Koviladi,Thirupper Nagar

Full Itinerary

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam
  • Srirangam is famous for its Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, a major pilgrimage destination for Hindus and the largest temple complex in India.
  • Srirangam among a few "self-manifested" shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Lord Vishnu.
  • Lord Sri Ranganatha of the temple appeared from the Milk Ocean.
  • It is believed that Lord Brahmma worships the Lord just before sunrise each day.
  • The gopuram of the temple is called the Rajagopuram and is 236 feet (72 m) tall, the tallest in Asia.
  • The Srirangam temple is one of the three temples of the God Ranganatha that are situated in the natural islands formed in the Kaveri river.
  • There is a gopuram fully made of gold, which is protected by electrical fence.
  • Sriranganatha swami at Srirangam temple, sriranganathar is called Anatha Sayana Perumal (seen in lying position in the five headed snake) and blesses with his three wives namely Sridevi, Boodevi and Renganachiyar in the first enclosure of temple Srirangam.
  • Lord Rama performed aradhanam (pooja) to Vishnu's idol (deity in a reclining posture). As a symbol of love he gifted the idol to Vibishana (brother of Ravana of the Hindu epic Ramayana) to take back with him to Lanka. There was a condition that he could not set the idol on earth and if he did it would seat itself permanently. Vibishana took this idol and while traveling towards Lanka, came upon the banks of the river Kaveri. He placed the idol on banks of river Kaveri, while an utsavam was in progress. When the utsavam got over, the Lord refused to move as he loved the place (Srirangam). When Vibhishana requested him to come along with him, the lord refused but promised to bless Vibhishana by always facing South (the direction of Lanka, home to Vibhishana) Hence it is that the deity (in a reclining posture) faces South.

Purushotha ramar temple, Thirukkarambanoor
  • Uthamar Kovil (also known as Thirukkarambanoor or Bhikshandar Kovil) is dedicated to the Hindu god Trimurti Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma. Vishnu, who is worshipped as Purusottamar and his consort Lakshmi as Poorna Valli.
  • Purushottamar is believed to have appeared to Hindu gods Brahma and Shiva, to relieve Shiva off his sins committed while cutting one of Brahma's heads.
  • The temple is one of the few historical temples in India where the images of Hindu trimurti, Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma are housed in the same premises.
  • Trimurti in Hindu mythology refers to the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction.
  • Vishnu emerged as a Kadambha tree at this place, giving the name "Kathambanur", which later became "Karambanur". The temple is commonly called "Uthamar Kovil" after the name of the presiding deity.
  • The temple is also called Bhikshandar Kovil as the Hindu god Shiva is present in the form of Bhishadanar (a mendicant) and believed to have attained cure by worshiping Vishnu at this place.
  • Devotees pray to Lords for child boon and relief from adverse planetary effects.

Sri Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple, Woraiyur
  • Azhagiya Manavalan Perumal Temple (also called Thirukozhi or Nachiyar Koil) in Woraiyur.
  • The presiding deity is Azhagiya Manavalan and his consort Lakshmi as Kamalavalli.
  • Azhagiya Manavalan is believed to have appeared to Kamalavalli, the daughter of Chola king Nanda Cholan, in this place to marry her.Since Vishnu appeared as Azhagiya Manavalan, meaning a beautiful groom, the temple is called Azhagiya Manavalan Temple.
  • The central shrine has the image of Azhagiya Perumal in sitting posture.The Position of the Thayar is similar to position of a Bride who sits along with the Groom during marriage.
  • The temple is one of the few Divya Desams where the goddess has prominence over Vishnu.

PundariKashan Perumal temple, Thiruvellarai
  • Pundarikakshan Perumal Temple or Thiruvellarai and the presiding deity is Pundarikakshan and his consort Lakshmi as Pankajavalli.
  • This temple is older than Srirangam temple.
  • The rajagopuram, the temple's gateway tower, is unfinished.
  • The temple is built as a fort. There are rooms built of stones on the south side with high echo powers.
  • Perumal graces the devotees in a standing form facing east.
  • To have the darshan of the Lord Pundarikakasha, the devotee has to pass 18 steps first representing the 18 chapters of Bhagwat Gita. The next 4 steps at the Gopuram-tower entrance represent the four Vedas. After worshipping at the Bali Peeta there are 5 steps representing the five Bhoodas-space, water, fire, wind and earth.
  • Those seeking child boon, bathe in the Theerthas and consume the nivedhana offered to Perumal. This prayer, according to belief, ensures child boon without fail.

Vadivazhagiya Nambi Perumal temple, Anbil
  • Thiru Anbil, or Sundararaja Perumal Temple (also called Vadivazhagiya Nambi Perumal Temple), in Anbil.
  • The presiding deity is Sundararajan and his consort Lakshmi as Sundaravalli.
  • Thiru Anbil temple is related to Lord Brahma, the creator of World, as Lord Sundararajan is believed to be appeared to Lord Brahma and sage Suthaba as a handsome young man.
  • There is an idol of Goddess Andal located in this temple, who is in sitting posture, which is unique from other temples.
  • It is believed that the unmarried person will get married soon by worshipping Goddess Andal at this temple.
  • This place is considered more sacred, where Lord Shiva and Lord Brahma got relieved from their sins after worshipping Lord Sri Vadivazhagiya Nambi Perumal in this temple.

Sri Appakkudathaan Perumal Temple, Koviladi,Thirupper Nagar
  • Appakkudathaan Perumal Temple or Thirupper Nagar, is a Hindu temple located in Koviladi.
  • It is also one of the five Pancharanga Sthalas.
  • As per Hindu legend, the king Abhimanyu earned the wrath of sage Durvasa and lost all his physical strength. To get rid of the curse, he was asked to feed one lakh people everyday. One day, Hindu god Vishnu disguised himself as an old man, appeared before the king and asked for a meal. The king went on donating and the old man consumed all the food prepared for the people. The king was shocked and bewildered at this strange act. The old man asked for a kudam (pot) of Neyyaappam (a sweet meal), stating that only it can fulfill his hunger. The king fulfilled the wish and later realised that it was Vishnu who had appeared as the old man. The king was relieved of the sage's curse by the blessings of Vishnu.
  • There is a belief that childless couples upon praying and offering butter with sugar to the Santhanagopalan deity at the temple are blessed with children.
  • Those seeking freedom from fear of death, to develop qualities of humility, for relief from adverse planetary aspects, sins and curses, facing endless problems, pray to Perumal for solutions.the belief is that one worshipping Perumal here is sure to reach Vaikunta.
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