• Vishnu

Sri Vijaya Raghava Perumal Temple - Thiruppukuzhi Temple


This Divyadesam is situated about 7 miles away from Kanchipuram in west direction. 1/2 km away from Baluchetti Chattiram which is in between Chennai - Vellore highways. By travelling about 50 miles from Chennai, we can reach this sthalam. God Perumal of the temple is praised in the Mangalasasanam hymns of Saint Tirumangai Azhwar. Mother is extraordinarily commended by the enthusiasts for Her beauty and force of developing even fricasseed beat. The exclusively followed in the spot is peculiar. Ladies utilization to have a dunk in Jayayu Theertham, go to rest during the evening with seared heartbeat tied in the sari. In the event that they discover the beat developed when they get up in the morning, it demonstrates tyke help conceded. Yadava Prakasa, the Guru of Acharya Ramanuja lived here. There is a stone steed vahan in the temple with moving appendages, a marvel in Tamil Sculpture. The stone worker, in the wake of making this steed, promised not to make one such till his passing. As a sign of admiration to the stone carver for his aptitude and determination, Lord visits the road named after the artist on the eighth day of the celebration. Individuals trust that performing tarpan to progenitors on the new moon day in this spot would bring them twofold advantage, as Lord Rama performed last customs to Jatayu in this place. All round the year including Theppotsavam in Thai(Jan-Feb), 10 day Brahmotsavam in Maasi(March-April), Panguni –Sri Raama Navami.

About the Deity

Lord of winged animals, Jatayu tumbled down dead while battling with Ravana kidnapping Sita. While Lord Rama and Sri Lakshmana were hunting down Her, they met Jatayu who educated them of what happened. He shed his mortal loop asking the Lord to perform the last rituals to him and award Darshan with Mother Sita. Ruler Sri Rama had Jatayu by His right, lit the fire and performed the ceremonies. Not able to hold up under the warmth of flame, Mother Sridevi moved to left of the Lord from right and Bhoodevi Thayar moved to one side from the right, as per sacred texts. Taking into account the story, Thayar place of worship is at the Lord's left and that of Sri Andal is at the right in the temple. For water required for the rituals, Lord Rama shot a bolt and made a spring, now called Jatayu Pushkarini. Tiru in Tamil is an honorific prefix, Pul means winged creature and Kuzhi the pit. The spot is consequently named Tiru Pul Kuzhi-Tiruputkuzhi.

Legend and Stories

Sriman Narayanan destined to King Dasaratha as Sri Ramar, left the majority of his properties and went to the backwoods as told by his dad. When they went to the woods, Seetha pirattiyaar requested the deer, which was entirely the deer, however it was Maareeshan, sent by Ravana. At that point, Ravana came to Seetha piratti and brought her alongside him to Lanka, On the best approach to Lanka, Jadayu, the Eagle flying creature ceased him and battled with Ravana to discharge Seetha. Be that as it may, at last, Jadayu's wings were chopped by Ravana and tumbled down on the earth. At the point when Rama alongside Lakshmana came there looking for Seetha Piratti, they discovered Jadayu tumbled down in the Land. Jadayu told that Ravana has brought away Seetha alongside him and on at long last telling this, he kicked the bucket. Since, Lord Ramar gave the Sthanam (level) to Jadayu as his dad, he did all the last service to it and stayed there for some time. As sugessted by Jadayu, the Perumal here gives his seva in the structure in which he did the last memorial service to Jadayu. Jadayu has a place with Pul (a different group of hawk ) family was pit (kuzhi), this sthalam is called Ramayana which is one of the Great epic, discloses to the world about rank collaborations and human adoration to one another. It likewise seeds the fellowship society into every one of the hearts of human culture. Guhan, who is the seeker, Sukgreev, who is a Monkey man and Vibeeshanan, who is the individual fit in with Arakka (Demon) family were dealt with as his own siblings by Sri Ramar. Like this same way, Sabari, who was an old woman, who offered him with nourishment and Agalikai, who turned into a stone in light of Sabham, returned as a ladies, when Sri Rama's feet was touched on that stone. Both were given the spot of his mom. The Primary good is that we can have a place with any group (or) rank, however to accomplish God's effortlessness, out aathma ought to be unadulterated and on the off chance that it is in that way, we can achieve it. Treating, Guhan, Sukgreev and Vibeeshan as his sibling and Sabari and Agalikai as his mom, Sri Ramar keeps Jadayu in his dad's stage and did all the last burial service. Since, he route far from his dad's and he could do the last service to him, he kept Jadayu in his fathers put and did all the last thing to him. Hawk is the winged creature which lives by eating dead bodies and the tissues. By doing the last service to that sort of fledgling, Sri Ramar's extraordinary character of cherishing and aiding does not stop just towards human, but rather it is even extetnded to the creatures is very much disclosed to the world. In this sthalam, the Moolavar is Vijaya Raghava perumal. He grasps Jadayu. Both the Naachiyaars, are found on both the sides, yet in inverse way. In this sanctuary, women who don’t have kids, gives the dhal, (Paruppu) to Madapalli (place where the Lord's nourishment is made). After it’s given, the dhal is splashed inside water and it is tied around their stomach and said to rest. In the wake of awakening from their rest, if the seed buds, it is affirmed that they will bring forth a kid.


Float festival in Thai month-January-February; Masi Brahmmotsavam in February-March; Aavani Pavithra Utsav in August-September, Purattasi Navarathri in September-October and Tirukarthikai in November-December are the festivals celebrated in the temple.


Vijaya Raghava Perumal favors the enthusiasts with Jatayu on His lap. Amid all Perumal parades, due respect is offered to Jatayu moreover. As this is the spot where Lord Rama performed the last ceremonies for Jatayu the falcon who battled with Ravana to safeguard Sita from him and yielded his life in the Lord's administration, as a characteristic of honor to him, the banner post and the Balipeeta are outside the temple.



Chennai seem to be the nearest airport.


Kanchipuram railway station is the nearest station serves with trains from Chennai and to all other major cities.


Kanchipuram is around 75 kms from Chennai off the Chennai- Vellore/ Bangalore highway via SriPerumbudur. Kanchipuram is well connected by several bus services from Chennai.

Temple Address

Sri Vijaya Raghava Perumal Temple,
Tiruputkuzhi, Kancheepuram district.


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

  • For general well-being
  • To be blessed with childbirth
  • To offer Tarpana to ancestors

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 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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