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Srinivasan Temple


Sri Tiruttolaivillimangalam Temple, in Tirunelveli is the abode of Sri Srinivasa, (an incarnation of God Mahavishnu). Tiruttolaivillimangalam is believed to be the third and fourth (counted as two) of the nine Nava Tiruppatis and counted as one among the 108 Divyadesams. This holy shrine is situated between Tirunelveli and Tiruchendur.

About the Temple

Srinivasan Temple

Tolaivilimangalam falls under the Ketu Stalam (the shadow planet). Nammalwar, who lived at Alwar Tirunagari, has sung of these nine places of worship Tiruvaikuntham, Varagunamangai, Pulinkudi, Tolaivillimangalam, Tirukkulandai, Tirukkolur, Tirupperai and Tirukkurugoor all in all alluded to as Alwar Navatiruppati.

The famed Nammalwar has sung of these Tiruttolaivillimangalam in 11 verses where he mentions to Vishnu as Nedumaal, Devapiraan, Tamaraitadankannan and Aravindalochanan. The two main Sanctums, here are of Shri Srinivasan (Devapiran) in a standing stance facing the East and the other of Shri Aravindalochanan in a seating position also facing the East along with his consort shri Karuntadankanni Naachiyaar.

The Garuda Sevai utsavam (celebration) in the month of Vaikasi (May-June) witnesses 9 Garudasevai, a stupendous occasion in which celebration picture icons from the Nava Tirupathis places of worship in the territory are brought on Garuda vahana(sacred vehicle). A symbol of Nammalvar is additionally brought here on an Anna Vahanam (palaquin) and his paasurams(verses) devoted to each of these 9 sanctuaries are discussed. The utsavar(festival god) of Nammalvar is taken in a palanquin to each of the 9 sanctuaries, through the paddy fields in the zone. The paasurams(poems) committed to each of the 9 Divyadesams are droned in the individual hallowed places. This is the most vital of the celebrations around there, and it draws a huge number of guests. This is one of the Divya Desas identified with Sri Vishnu revere. God Srinivasa graces in a standing structure under the Gupta Vimanam in the sanctum sanctorum. The Nava Tirupathis in the Pandya district appreciate break even with notoriety as the Nava Tirupathis in the Chola area. As God Himself performs the elements of the Navagrahas (nine planets), there are no different sanctums for the planets in these sanctuaries. Aficionados confronting antagonistic impacts of planets are encouraged to visit these Tirupathis and love the God for help. It would be extremely hard to visit these sanctuaries going by transport, henceforth a taxi could be contracted so that every one of the sanctuaries could be secured in a solitary day. Those in Chennai can utilize the administrations of The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation that runs two administrations in a month in the first and third Fridays. They can return by Wednesday next. All these nine Vaishnava sanctuaries are identified with nine planets. God Vishnu Himself straightforwardly works for the lovers for the Navagragas. The Twin sanctuaries in Tentiruperai are close to one another, subsequently called Irattai (twin) Tirupati. This is viewed as a solitary Divya Desam. The temple is arranged in a thick woodland. There are very little houses here. Enthusiasts are encouraged to visit the temple in the wake of learning the temple's vicinity minister there. Nammalvar has rendered 11 Pasurams (verses) in commendation of these sanctuaries. These two sanctuaries are ascribed to the shadow planets (chaya grahas) Rahu and Ketu. At the point when Rishi Suprabar burrowed the ground here for a yagna he was performing, he discovered a bow and a measuring scale, which transformed into a great looking young fellow and an excellent young lady in this manner mitigating them from Kubera's condemnation.

Nam Azhvaar saw and achieved God Devapiraan of Erettai Tirupathi as both his dad and mom in thought, word and deed. As one discovered a bow and measuring scale, this spot came to be called 'Thulai' 'Villi' Mangalam.

About the Deity

Srinivasan Temple

Venkateswara, otherwise called ?rinivas?, B?l?ji, Ve?ka??ramana, and Ve?ka??chalapati are other names of Shri Mahavishnu. Venkateswara's most conspicuous place of worship is the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple situated in Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh in Southern India.

Legend and Stories

Srinivasan Temple

Legend has it that a man and a lady who had been reviled by Kuberan to accept the form of a measuring scale (Tulai) and a bow (Villi), were alleviated of their condemnation by a sage Atreya Suprabha here, and hence came the name Tulaivillimangalam. Legend likewise has it that Indra, Vayu and Varuna revered Vishnu here. The senthaamaraikkannan - Aravindalochanan temple has an alternate arrangement of legends identified with the Ashwini twins offering their worship to Vishnu here with red lotus blossoms.


Devotees who love this god with commitment shall see their issues confronted by them in regards to their 'Graha', the challenges through insidiousness spirits and their mental issues being cured by the celestial Lord and Goddess. Salvation, Wealth, Relief from maladies, Purchase of vehicles are other blessings that devotees come in search for.

Celebrations and Festivals

Vaikunda Ekadasi is celebrated in a grand manner in the temple, which falls on the 11th day from the New Moon day in the month of Margazhi (December-January).

Temple Timings

This temple is open from 8.00 am to 12.00 noon and from 1.00 pm to.5.00 pm.

Prasad & Offering

Seeking blessings for devotees throng the shrine to seek the Lord’s blessings to remove all obstacles in matrimonial alliance, for bright education prospects and for child boon.


Tirumanjanam is performed by devotees and they also offer clothes to the celestial Lord and Mother.



The holy Shrine of Tirutholaivillimangalam is situated 39 kms from Tirunelveli. Considered as one most difficult to reach sanctums dedicated to the planets. To get to the temple, one has to go to Mangalakurichi which is about 2 kms from Perungulam, and then walk on the canal bank for about 3 kms and then cross the canal to reach Alwar Thirunagari after crossing the Thamiraparani River. Bus-services are frequent and available from Tirunelveli/ Tiruchendur town.

Rail Connectivity

Tirunelveli, Tiruchendur

Airport Connectivity

Thiruvananthapuram, Madurai

Temples in the Vicinity

Aayirathu Enn Vinayaka
Vaithamanidhi Perumal


Sri Srinivasan Temple,
Nava Tirupati,
Thoothukudi district.


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

  • For removal of obstacles in matrimonial talks
  • For progress in education
  • For the gift of childbirth

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.


8 a.m. to 12 p.m.1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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