• Vishnu

Sri Vaikundanathar Temple


Sri Vaigunta Nathan Perumal Temple,named as ‘Thiru Vaikunda Vinnagaram’ is located in Thirunangur village of Sirkazhi, Nagapatnam district of Tamilnadu, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and also one of the 108 Divya Desam Temples.This sthalam is also one among the Thirunaangur Divyadesam and lies in Thirunaangur in Tanjore district in Tamil Nadu. Bus facilities are also available. Tirumangai Azhwar, an extraordinary favored soul, a William Wordsworth of Tamilnadu mixing nature and most profound sense of being, had suffocated himself in the beautiful magnificence of this Divyadesa spot Lord Vishnu had picked and in His luring attractiveness and the considerable Avtars He took to build up dharma and ensure His fans. His Mangalasasanam psalm may be viewed as a nutshell rundown of the heavenly experience of Sage Veda Vysa of His magnificence in his Srimad Bhagavatham considered a light of intelligence Gnana Ekadasi in December-January is reverentially celebrated. Realizing their wishes, fans perform Tirumanjanam to Lord and offer Tulsi laurels and temple and the spot frame piece of the 108 observed Divya Desas of Lord Vishnu. This is a spot where we could have the direct darshan of Lord in our life time on Earth itself before contacting Him after life. This is His Paramapada itself.

About The Temple

Sri Vaikundanathar Temple

Joined by Mothers Sridevi and Bhoodevi, Lord Purushothaman shows up in a standing stance confronting east. Mother Purushothama Nayaki favors aficionados from Her own place of worship in the southwest side of the temple in a sitting position. Altars of Sri Andal, Lord Rama with Mother Sita and Sri Lakshmana, Sri Anjaneya, Nammazhwar, Udayavar Sri Ramanuja, Senai Mudaliar are in the internal prakara. The vimana over the directing divinity is of Sanjeevi Vigraha Vimana plan. Sages Upamanyu and Vyakrapada had the darshan of Lord in this temple. There are just two Purushothama sanctuaries, one in Karamanur close Tiruchi and the one here. Incredible Vaishnavite Acharya Sri Manavala Mamunigal stayed in Van Purushothama temple and served the Lord for a long time. The temple has three Anjaneya places of worship. In the Sri Rama place of worship, He shows up in a venerating position with hands collapsed and mouth shut. The Tiruparkadal with perfectly clear water without the green stuff (Paasi in Tamil) is north of this spot. Perumal is exceptionally partial to Shenbaga blooms.


Thirumangaialwar - 10 Paasurams.Total - 10 Paasurams.

Lakshmi Pushkarani
Udhanga Pushkarani
Viraja Theertham

Anantha Sathya Varthaka Vimaanam.

About the Deity

Sri Vaikundanathar Temple

The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Vaikunda Nathan. Other name of the Perumal is in the Irundha (Sitting) Thirukkolam confronting his thirumugham towards east heading. Prathyaksham for King Uparisaravasu and Udhanga Maharishi. Thaayar of this sthalam is are found alongside Moolavar and Utsavar

Legend and Stories

Sri Vaikundanathar Temple

Ruler Swetakethu fit in with Ikshvagu line which Lord Sri Rama decided for His incarnation. He adored each one and was a living sample of genuineness and trustworthiness. He and his wife had an energy to visit Vaikunda to have the darshan of Lord Vishnu. As a ruler, he finished all his political obligations and set prepared for retribution with his ruler Damayanthi. They arranged flame around them, stood taking a gander at the Sun and started an extreme atonement. Days passed. They shed their mortal curl and came to Vaikundam yet couldn't discover their Vaikunda Vasan. They stood miserable. Maharshi came there. Swetaketu and Damayanthi fell at his feet and enquired him why they couldn't get the darshan of Lord. Narada answered that however they performed extreme retribution yet neglected to perform even little Homas and philanthropies. That disappointment was the reason for this disappointment. The cure was that they needed to worship Lord Iravadeswarar on the banks of Cauvery on Earth and speak to Him, who might help them to have Vaikunda darshan.

Both petitioned Lord Iravadeswarar and asked his assistance for Perumal darshan. Master Iravadeswarar showed up before them and said that He too was sitting tight for Perumal darshan and recommended that they could go along with him in compensation. Interim, Sage Udanga Maharshi additionally joined the in the atonement. Along these lines four performed repentance together. At the point when Lord Vishnu showed up before them with Mothers Sridevi and Bhoodevi, Lord Iravadeswarar implored that the spot where the darshan was conceded ought to be respected as Vaikunda Vinnagaram and that He be venerated as Vaikunda Nathar. Subsequently, Perumal came here as Lord Vaikunda Vasan to this spot with Mother applauded as Vaikundhavalli.


Thirumangai Azhwar Mangalasasana Utsavam and Garudasevai – January or February Vaikasi Brahmmotsavam – May or June, Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January is devotionally celebrated in the temple.

Prasad and Offerings

Devotees pray to Perumal for unity in family. Realizing their wishes, devotees perform Tirumanjanam to Lord and offer Tulsi garlands and Vastras.


This is one of the 108 Divya Desas of Lord Perumal. Devotees pray to Perumal for unity in the family.

Nearby Places to Visit

Kayaroganeswarar Temple
Thanthondreeswarar Temple
Neelakandeswarar Temple
Pallavaneswarar Temple
Aranyeswarar Temple
Naganathar Temple



The closest airport is in Chennai and Trichy.


The closest railway station is in Sirkali.


Tirunangoor is 7 km south of Sirkali. Sirkali-Nagapattinam busses pass through Annankoil. Tirunangoor Vaikunda Vinnagaram is just a km from Annanankoil.

Temple Address

Sri Vaikundanathar Temple,
Vaikunda Vinnagaram, Tirunangoor-609 106,
Nagapattinam district.


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

  • For salvation

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.


The Temple is open from 7 a.m to 11 a.m and from 4 p.m to 7 p.m.

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