The Tiruvaragunamangai Temple is located in Srivaikuntam and is dedicated to God Vishnu. This is one of the 108 Divyadesa Vaishnava temple and second in the Nava Tirupathi order. Of the Nava Tirupathis, this temple is dedicated to planet moon. The Moolavar here is Vijayaasanapperumaal in a seated posture, with the hood of Aadi Seshan spread over His head, as an umbrella in a manner similar to that at Sree Vaikuntham. Taayaar here is Varagunavalli. This is an east facing temple with a single prakaram. Nammalwar refers to Vishnu's reclining posture at Tiruppulinkudi, his seated posture at Varagunamangai and his standing posture at Vaikuntham in a lone verse in his Tiruvaaimozhi. The temple is situated in the thick forest infested with wild animals and hence only pious Vaishnavate alone visit bearing hardships. The priests also live in nearby safe and convenient places after attending to regular prayer services. Varagunamangai is the place where the God granted darshan to a Brahmin Vedic scholar. As prayed by the Brahmin, God granted darshan as Vijayasayanar. He also graced Agni, Rishi Romasa and Satyavan with his darshan. Of the Nava Tirupathis, this belongs to planet moon. Perumal graces in the temple under the Vijayakoti Vimana (roof-tower).
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To be blessed with children
- For excellence in academic pursuits
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.
6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.