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Srivilliputhur arulmigu nachiar temple

Arulmigu Nachiar Temple 
Temple name Arulmigu Nachiar Temple 
Temple category Others 
God/Daiety name Andal 
State TN 
District VIRUDHUNAGAR 
Block/TalukSRIVILLIPUTTUR
PanchayatSRIVILLIPUTTUR
Village Srivilliputhur
StreetSrivilliputhur
PIN code626125
Opening Time5 IST
Closing Time11 IST
Maintened byAndal koil trust
contact phone/mobile04563-260254
Builed yearSeveral centuri
Builded byKing Villi


About templeThiruvilliputhoor Divya Desam is a popular Hindu temple and one of the 108 Divya Desams, the most important abodes of Lord Vishnu and is the birthplace of two of the most important Alvars (saints) in the Vaishnavite tradition, Periyazhvar and Andal. The temple is located in the town of Srivilliputtur (ஸ்ரீவில்லிபுத்தூர்), about 74 km from Madurai, India. It is significant that the temple tower is used in the Tamilnadu government's official seal.

FestivalsThaer Thiruvizha (Car Festival)

HistorySeveral centuries ago, the land area around Srivilliputhur was under the rule of Queen Malli. This Queen had two sons called Villi and Kandan. One day, while they were hunting in a forest, a tiger killed Kandan. Unaware of this fact, Villi searched for his brother, got tired and feel asleep. In his dream, God narrated to him what happened to his brother. Realising the fact, on divine orders Villi founded a beautiful city by setting right the forest. For this reason only, the city is named after

Special featuresTirupathi Brahmotsavam is important festival all over South India and attracts millions of devotees. It is quite interesting to know that a Garland worn by Andal is sent all along to Tirupathi in Andhra Pradesh one day before the Brahmotsavam starts. The mala is used for garlanding Lord Balaji.In the same manner every year, Tirupathi Balaji’s garland is sent to Srivilliputtur for marriage festival of Andal Thayar.Not only Balaji of Tirupathi, Kallazhagar of Madurai is also presented with a gar

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