There are 11 Thirunangur divyadesams of which 7 sthalapuranams are narrated by Sri U.Ve. Vedarajan swami .Angered at the insult meted to his wife Sati by her father Daksha ,Shiva performed Tandavam on the banks of ubhaya kaveri near Seerkazhi. So great was his fury that for every hair that fell a Rudran emerged. Scared the gods asked Perumal to save the situation. As soon as Shiva the foremost Vaishnava saw Perumal his anger abated . As requested by Shiva, Perumal took 11 forms which form the 11 Tirunangur divyadesams. Seven of them are under the custody of the trustees hailing from the illustrous Prathivadhi Bhayankaram Anna family. Ubha.Ve. Vedarajan swami has taken time off his busy schedule to tell us the sthala puranams of these seven nangur temples’
This Perumal was pratyaksham to Jambukesvarar.
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Sathyabhama desires the parijatha tree and Krishna procures it for her. Rukmini offers all the flowers at Krishna’s Feet. Thayar is Vakshasthala Lakshmi(on His Chest). Senai Mudaliar/ Vishvaksena prayed for vaikuntaprapthi here. One devotee by name Harimitra came here from Mannargudi and longed for darshan of Rajagopalaswami so He manifested as Rajagopalan for him.Rudran’s Brahmahathi dosham was relieved here. Perumal’s tirunakshatram is Panguni Rohini.
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