Thiruvelliankudi, the very name brings joy to the heart of a true devotee, For this is the place where Sriman Narayana had made his abode for 4 yugas.
The temple is one of 108 divya desams and has 10 nectar like songs dedicated on the temple, the Lord Sri Kola villi Ramar and the Kshetram by Sri Thirumangai Alwar.
The temple had existed for 4 yugas and has its roots in the Vamana – Thiruvikrama episode of Sriman Narayana’s Dasavathara.
Acharyas, Rishis and Devas who had done aradhane to Sri Kola Villi Ramar
Starting from Sri Sukracharya, His daughter Sri Maragadha Valli ( Sri Mahalakshmi ),
Sri Markandeya Maharishi,
Sri Mayan – the Asura Architect,
Sri Parasara Maharishi,
Alwar – Sri Thirumangai Alwar,
Both Sri Ramanujar and Sri Nigamantha Maha Desikan have done Mangalasasanam to this temple.
Sri Thirukkudanthai Andavan swamigal did chaturmasyam in the Kshetram and also presided over the first samprokshanam.
Sri Mukkoor Azhagiya Singar had visited and done mangalasasanam to Perumal.
Sri Chandra Shekarendra Swamigal ( Kanchi Paramacharya ) had visited this temple.
Sri Jeyandra Saraswathi Swamigal had also visited this temple.
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Courtesy: Sri Veeravalli Raghunathan Swami