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Vaithamanidhi Perumal Temple


The Sri Vaithamanidhi Permual Temple, in Tirunelveli is the home the God Mahavishnu. Sri Vaithamanidhi Permual Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi temples i.e. nine Hindu sanctuaries committed to God Vishnu situated in Tiruchendur-Tirunelveli course, Tamil Nadu, India in the banks of Thamiraparani River. All these 9 sanctuaries are delegated ''Divya Desams'', the 108 sanctuaries of Vishnu respected by the 12 holy writer’s, or Alwars. The spot is the origin of Madhurakavi Alwar.

About the Temple

This is a Famous Hindu Temple devoted to God Vishnu and one among Nava Tirupathi. This is additionally considered as one among Navagraha Temple (of God Vishnu) devoted to Planet Mars (Sevvai). Well known conviction is praying in this Temple will remove the affliations of Sevvai Dosha. As indicated by history, once Kubera went to Mount Kailash to pay his regard to God Shiva. There he discovered Goddess Parvathi seated by the side of God Shiva. Kubera took a gander at her with a malevolent plan. Because of his demonstration, Goddess Parvathi got to be irate and reviled him to end up revolting and to lose Nava Nidhis (nine sorts of Wealth). God Vishnu got his riches, hence he was named as 'Vaithamanidhi Perumal'. Kubera did atonement for the God Vishnu to show up before him and excuse him from the Goddess Parvathi's condemnation. Kubera looked for her exculpate however her outrage did not vanish. She told Kubera that he would lose sight in one eye and stay appalling for ever. She further advised that he needed to perform profound compensation for God 'Vaithamanidhi Perumal' and recapture from him his lost Nidhis (riches). Kubera did repentance at this spot (Tirukkolur) and recovered 50% of his lost riches. ''Vaisyantham'' is moving continually starting with one spot then onto the next looking for cash and riches and this sort of persons are called ''Vaisyaas''.

Vaisyantham which is said as dependably move starting with one spot then onto the next looking for cash and different things and this sort of persons one called ''Vaisyaas''. Kuberan is said to be one of Vaisyaas and his wife is chitiregai and his Vaaganams (vehicles) are Horse, Parrot. His weapon is Katkam and Garland is Seerakka Maalai. His park is Saithiratham and the Vimaanam is Pushpaka Vimaanam. His child is Nalakooparan.Once he got the Sapan from Parvathi Devi and lost the majority of his riches (Navanidhi) and began to love this sthala perumal as his Emperumaan. This sthalam is likewise called as ''Adharma Pisunam''. It implies Dharman wars agians the Evil (Adharmam) and it forever stayed in this sthalam by riding out the adharmam. Vaithamanidhi perumal stops here in this sthalam to ride of the Adharmam to ensure the riches which can't be taken out. This perumal has thirusangu in the left hand and in the right hand he has thiru Chakkaram by which he obliterate the Adharma. In this sthalam just, Madhurakavi alwar was conceived, Who then in light of the fact that the sishya (understudy) of Nammalwar. Madhurakavi Alwar is said to be the Gnana Nidhi.This sthala perumal gave prathyaksha for Kuberan, who is the riches, Madhurakavi Alwar, who is the Gnana nidhi.

About the Deity

The fundamental divinity has a leaning back stance confronting east. The temple has two prakaram(closed areas of a temple). The Vimana – tower over the sanctum sanctorum – is known as Srikara Vimana. As there are Navagraha (9 planets) sthalas – places - in the Chola areas, these Nava Tirupathis in Pandya district is going by God Perumal.

Legend and Stories

Kuberan is said to be one of Vaisyaa and his wife is Chitiregai and his vaganams (vehicles) are stallion and parrot. His weapon is Katkam and Garland is Seerakka Maalai. His park is Saithiratham and the vimanam is Pushpaka Vimaanam. His child is Nalakooparan. God Vishnu gave the Prathyaksham (darshan) for Gubera before the majority of the Navanidhis (nine sorts of riches) ensuring the Navanidhis of this sthalam. In view of this, he his named as ''Vaithamaanidhi'', likewise named as ''Nishopavithan''.

This sthalam is additionally called as ''Adharma Pisunam''. It implies Dharma wars against the malevolence (Adharma) and it for all time stayed in this sthalam for heading out the adharma. Vaithamanidhi perumal stops here in this sthala to head out the Adharma to secure the riches which can't be taken out. The God here has thiru sangu (heavenly conch) in the left hand and in the right hand he has thiru chakra with which he pulverizes the Adharma. In this sthala just, Madhurakavi alwar was conceived, who then turned into the sishya (understudy) of Nammalwar. Madhurakavi Alwar is said to be the Gnana Nidhi. This sthala perumal gave prathyaksha dharshan to Gubera, who is the God for riches, Madhurakavi Alwar, who is the Gnana nidhi ( abundance of information) The Pushkarani (tank) is called Gubera Pushkarani and since he was an enthusiast of Haran (God Shiva) the Vimaanam is called ''Sri Hara Vimaanam''.

One of the Brahmaputiran, who left God Brahma's ears - named Pulathiya Rishi and Kasthamal's little girl Aavirpoo conceived an offspring a tyke named Visiravasi. The kid who conceived for this Visiravasi and Ilipillai is Kuberan.Kuberan did tapas asking God Shiva. At the point when Shiva and Parvathi gave their seva to Kuberan, since he couldn't see the brilliant sparkle turned out from Parasakthi, Kuberan lost his eyes. After this, he supplanted an eye made of gold and ruled Alagapuri and turned into one of the companions of God Shiva.

Rare Facts

There are no different Navagraha places of worship in these sanctuaries on the grounds that God Vishnu goes about as a Navagraha in this temple.


Fans visit these sanctuaries as per their planetary circumstances and their impact on them. Distinction, Freedom from infections, Wealth, Courage, Relief from unfavorable impacts from awful planetary angles, Relief from subjugation.


Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January is grandly celebrated in the temple.

Opening Time

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 1.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Prasad & Offering

People pray for relief from the adverse effects of planets.

Thanks giving

Realizing their wishes, devotees perform archanas to Perumal offering Vastras.


Tirukolur is 37 km from Tirunelveli.

Near By Railway Station

Tirunelveli, Tiruchendur

Near By Airport

Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram

Near By Temple

Aayirathu Enn Vinayaka


Sri Vaitha Manidhi Perumal temple,
Tirukolur, (Nava Tirupathi),
Tuticorin district.


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

  • For relief from adverse planetary effects
  • For general well-being of people born under Mrigasira/Mirugasiridam/Makayiram
  • Chitra/Chittirai/Chitta
  • Dhanishta/Avittam/Shravishta star

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 a.m. to 12 a.m. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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