Divya desam refers to Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the Divya Prabandham of 12 Alwars, collection of Tamil versus or Paasurams. A Divya Desam (Tamil: திவ்ய தேசம்) is one of the Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Tamil Azhvars (saints). Divya means. Divya Desams are Vishnu temples that are mentioned [Mangalasasanam – Praising the glory of the lord] in the works of the Alvars. Divya Desams means a.

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The azhwars were also instrumental in promoting the Bhagavatha cult and the two epics of India, namely, Ramayana and Mahabaratha. This homam is done not only for a particular person’s favour but also done for the peaceful life of this entire world against the evil.

Ancient Science of Life. Naimisaranya Mathura Gokul Ayodhya. Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Divya Desams. Tirumizhisai was the son of a sage, ThondaradiMathurakaviPeria and Andal were from brahmin community, Kulasekhara from Kshatria community, Namm was from a cultivator family, Tirupana from panar community and Tirumangai from kazhwar digya.

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Temples of Kerala, page There are so many incidents where great Aathmas have shown their complete affection and affinity towards Sri Krishnar, the ultimate supremacy History of People and Their Environs. Koodal Azhagar Temple Image of Rangamannar-Andal temple in Srivilliputhur.

The copper plates having the records from the Chola period from Anbil indicate generous contribution dewams the Medieval Cholas indicate various gifts to the temple.


Appodhaiku Ippodhe Sonen Never think we can do anything during our last days as Periyalwar clearly explains how our body and mind would act during our last days. The festive idol of Tiupannazhwar is taken from the temple to Srirangam.

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Vishnu rescued the parrot and appeased him of him previous birth. This is one of the Sthalam where the Perumal shows his seva along with his three generations Tirupalkaddal is the ocean of milk and paramapadam is the Vaikuntha where Deszms Vishnu presides.

Tiru parameswara vinnagaram The religious works of these saints in Dibyasongs of love and devotion, are compiled as Nalayira Divya Prabandham containing dexams and the temples revered in their songs are classified as Divya desam. In Hindu texts, these temples are often referred to as Bhooloka Vaikuntamwhich in Sanskrit means Heaven on earth. It is one of the five ancient shrines in the Chengannur area of Kerala, connected with the legend of Mahabharatawhere the five Pandavas are believed to have built one temple each; the temple is believed to have been built by Yudhishthira.

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A parrot which was devoted to Vishnu was shot down in the nearby forest. Wonders of the World Dot-to-Dot. Early history of Vaishnavism in south India. Sarva Sastra Maha Vidyalaya.

Retrieved 21 February Ramanujan, Attipat Krishnaswami Thirumangai Azhwar is believed to have resided in the temple to build the surrounding walls of the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy temple. The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Venkata Krishnan. Of the temples, are in Indiaone is in Nepaland last two are outside the Earthly realms. In Srirangam, the yearly birth festival of Tirupannazhwar is celebrated with Viswaroopa darshan of Ranganatha at the sanctum on the occasion of his birthday.


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Sri Andal’s ThirupPaavai – 30 Paasurams. Thalai Sanga Nanmathiyam King Sundara Chola who ruled the area was a devotee of the temple and during each of his innumerable victories in wars, he showered a lot of wealth on this temple. In Divya desam, Divya means “premium” or “divine” dewams Desam indicates “place” temple.

Gokul – UP 7. A history of Indian literature, The temple complex covers an area of 2. Kalamegha Perumal temple Historical Dictionary of the Tamils. Kaveri wanted to cleanse herself and approached Hindu god Brahma. She is believed to have worshipped Vishnu at this place and got relieved.

Azhwars are considered the twelve supreme devotees of Vishnuwho were instrumental in popularising Vaishnavism during the 5th-8th centuries AD.

Vamanaa dwarf and an avatar of Vishnu, appeared here to quell the pride of Asura king Bali. The list of Divya Desams is given in this table: While most Divya Desams follow Thenkalai mode of worship, some follow Vadakalai too among others.

Naimisaranya – UP 5. Heavenly Vinnulaga Thirupathivellore districtkaveripakkam. Thus it is believed that Vishnu descends here for all forms of life.