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Sri Nilathingal Thundathan Perumal Temple


This Divyadesam is arranged as a little sannadhi inside Ekambareshwarar temple in Big Kanchipuram. The Moolavar of this Sthalam is Nilathingal Thundathan. He is otherwise called Standing position confronting West course. Prathyaksham for God Shivan. The temple is praised in the Mangalasasanam hymns of Saint Tirumangai Azhwar. “My God, You are in water, on the peak of the mount, in crescent moon, in the prosperous city of Kanchi, in the hearts of the devotees, in clouds, as a thief you are hiding everywhere, also in my unshaken heart, I am ever at Your feet.

About the Deity

This Vishnu temple within Shiva temple. This is commended as one of the 108 Divya Desas of Mother Mahalakshmi has Her dwelling place the heart of Lord Vishnu on the left. Here, She graces the aficionado from the maritime harmony lotus of the Lord by and large having a place with Lord Brahmma. Brahmma makes creatures with a request of life that may be great or terrible for them in view of their past births, as indicated by our convictions and sacred writings. Venerating Mahalakshmi in this temple, inverts the unfriendly consequences for the lover initially settled by Brahamma.

Master Perumal favors His fans looking for kid help. It is paramount that Mother Parvathi was eased of the scourge of Lord Shiva for shutting His eyes however in an energetic state of mind. It is here Lord Perumal excessively got His vision restored by Lord Shiva, as indicated by a few stories. It is said that Lord Shiva utilized Holy Ganga for Parvathi and the Crescent Moon for Perumal to beauty them. Venerating Lord Ekambareswara and Lord Nilathunda Perumal together would advance more love in the middle of siblings and sisters, it is exhorted.

Master Nilathnda Perumal favors the fans in a holy place in the first prakara in standing structure under the Purusha Suktha Vimana. As He came alone here for a cure, there is no place of worship for Mother. On the other hand, Mother Mahalakshmi is adored in an amorphous way – Ner Uru Illa Thai – Mother without a structure as She is accepted converged with the o diminish the exorbitant warmth in His body, perfumed oil is connected rather than abisheks. As the beams of bow moon – Nila Thundu – fell on Him, Lord is named Nilathunda Perumal. He is additionally commended as Chandra Chooda Perumal. The Mangala Sasanam psalm of Tirumangai Azhwar portrays this story.

Ruler Maha Vishnu took the type of Tortoise (Koorma Avatara) to the hold the Meru Mount utilized as the stick (Mathu in Tamil) to beat the milk sea. Serpent Vasuki was utilized as the rope. Vasuki, depleted amid this activity, split its venom which fell on the Tortoise Vishnu under the milk sea darkening His skin initially appealing light blue. Medications were of no profit. will uproot the darkness and restore His unique shade. Perumal performed retribution on Lord Shiva, who allowed darshan. Bow Moon on the head of Lord Shiva spread his beams on Perumal. Dark vanished. He recuperated His own particular charming blue sparkling better than anyone might have expected. Ruler Ekambareswarar Temple was based on the foundation of this story. As Perumal got back His skin shading as before through beams of Moon, He is adulated as Nila Thunda-bow moon-Perumal. The temple is in the Easanya corner – north east-of the temple.


When Paarvathi was doing Tapas underneath a mango tree; Lord Shiva needed to test the quality of her tapas. Thus, he let go the Mango tree. Around then, Paarvathi seeked the assistance of Vaamanar. In the wake of listening to the help voice of Paarvathi, Sri Vaamanar with four hands with Sangu in one hand and Chakram on the other, took out the Chandran (Moon) from the head of Lord Shivan and with the cool beams out of it he made the flame cool and made the Mango tree become by and by. After this, Paarvathi retreated to do the Tapas. Be that as it may, Lord Shivan needed at the end of the day to test her and sent Ganga, the stream. When she came quick to obliterate the tapas of Paarvathi, Paarvathi clarified her that them two are sisters. Inspite of listening to this, Ganga stream doesnt need to stop and attempted to demolish her and her tapas. Around then, Parvathi made a Shiva Lingam out of sand and embraced it towards her. Around then, both Shiva and Paarvathi got blended to one another. This is the Sthala puranam of this sanctuary.Since, to help Paarvathi, Sriman Narayanan took the Chandran (Moon) from Lord Shiva's head to keep the Lingam done by sand from Ganga waterway, the Perumal is called as ""Nila thingal thundathan"" thus the sthalam is called as Divyadesam is found inside Ekambareswar sanctuary. Since, this sanctuary is taken consideration by Siva Aacharyas, the poojas for Sri Vishnu is finished by a Sivaachariyar just.


Lord bearing the light of moon, every poornima day – full moon day is a festival day in the temple. Purattasi Saturdays of September-October and Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January are other festivals observed in the temple.


Housed in a Shiva Temple, this Vishnu temple is one among the praised 108 Divya Desas of Lord Vishnu. The one critical and uncommon component in the temple is, Mother Mahalakshmi graces from the maritime harmony Lotus of Lord which, as indicated by sacred texts has a place with Lord Brahmma the Creator. As Mother Mahalakshmi gifts Her endowments to the aficionados with the property of Lord Brahamma, it is trusted that this darshan will change the unfriendly predeterminations of the enthusiast.


Kanchipuram is around 75 kms from Chennai off the Chennai Bangalore highway via SriPerumbudur. It is well connected by several bus services from Chennai. There is a railway station in Kanchipuram with a few train services from Chennai in the mornings.

Temple is 3 kms from Kanchipuram Bus Stand.


Sri Nilathingal Thundathan Perumal Temple ,
Thiru Nilathingal Thundam,
Tamil Nadu


Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Fame
  • Freedom from diseases
  • Wealth
  • Courage
  • Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
  • Relief from bondage

Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey

Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.

Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum

Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.

Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram

Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.

Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami

Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.


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