Brahmotsavam at Thirukkoshtiyur started on the 25th of April 2012 and concludes on the 5th of May 2012.
This Divya Desam has a ‘Three Tier Ashtanga Vimana’ and is the avathara Sthalam of Thirukkoshtiyur Nambi. Located 8kms South West of Tirupattur on the Siva Ganga Highway is the Sowmyanarayana Divya Desam in Thirukkoshtiyur , a temple that finds a reference in the Brahmanda Purana. Lord Sheerabdhi Nathan, who had come here from Thiru Parkadal on the request of the Devas, is seen in a Bhujanga Sayana Posture at this temple. This is the place where Ramanuja met Thirukkoshtiyur Nambi on his 18th trip from Srirangam.
Moolavar : Uraga Mellanaiyaan East Facing Sleeping Posture
Thaayar : Thiru Maamagal ( also called Nilaamagal and Kulamaamagal)
Utsavar : Sowmyanarayanan standing posture
Azhvaar Praise: 5 Azhvaars – Thirumangai Azhvaar, Peyazhvaar, Thirumazhisai Azhvaar, Bhoothathazhvaar and Periyazhvaar
Temple timing: 730am –1230pm and 5pm-8pm
Priest: G.S. Madhavan Bhattar @ 94433 41163 / 98654 85886 / 04577 261248
Temple Address: Soumya Narayana Perumal Koil, Thirukkoshtiyur 630 210
Also contact: Krishnamurthy ( Guide/Assistant) on reaching there.
How to reach:
Thiru Koshtiyur is 8Kms South West of Tirupattur, 25kms North of Sivaganga and about 30kms West of Karaikudi. Buses ply every 5-10 minutes between Tiruppatur and SivaGangai
Nearest Railway Station is Sivaganga
Auto will charge anything Rs.80-100 for a one way drop from Tirupattur to Thirukkoshtiyur .
Place to Stay: Madhavan Bhattar will organise a traditional place to stay at Thirukkoshtiyur