Stala Puranam

Arimeya Vinnagaram : Thirunangur Divyadesa Sthalapuranam Series

Koodamaadukoothar

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’

 Arimeya Vinnagaram

Perumal Moolavar-Kudamadumkoothan-Sitting posture-East facing

Thayar-Amruthakadavalli

Utsavar-Gopalan

Everything is connected with Amrutham in this temple. Garudaazhwar procured Amrutham to release his mother Vinatha from slavery  from Kadru .Perumal is seen dancing on the pot of Amrutham. He has four hands .Perumal’s tirunakshatram is Vaikasi Vishakam. Five divyadesams are called Vinnagaram and there are two of them among the Nangur divyadesams namely-Arimeya vinnagaram and Vaikuntavinnagaram.

Writeup & Video : Vyjayanthi & Sundararajan

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