temple is divided in 4 levels(Storeys). The first level has Uragamellanayan(Main)
in Sayana Posture. In Dakshineswara Nrisimha, Uttareswara Nrisimha,
Ksheerabdinathan,Stitha Narayanan Sannadhis, the Lord gives darshan
in various postures of standing, sitting, sayana(lying), Walking
and dancing signifying the various forms He takes to protect His
devotees. Sayana Perumal is seen blessing Adisesha. In the second
and third levels , the Lord is seen in standing and sitting postures.
Bhagawat Ramanuja gave to Mankind the secret and sacred TIRUMANTRAM,
the savior of all to save the mankind from rebirth (against the
wishes of his Guru). The Ashtanga Vimanam was constructed by Vishwakarma
and Mayan. The idols of Tirukottiyur Nambi and Bhagwat Ramanuja
are installed in the temple. At the ground level, the Lord gives
darshan as Natanakrishna. The place is called Goshtipuram as Devas
assembled here as one unit(Goshti) Sri vaishnavas call this place
as "Dwayam Vilaninda Tirupati" - the birth place of Dwayamantra.
Thaayaar - Thirumaamagal Naachiyaar.
Theertham - Deva Pushkarini.
|Perialwar - 13-22, 173, 360-370
Thirumangaialwar - 1550, 1838-1847, 1856, 2674 (125)
Boodathalwar - 2227, 2268
Peyalwar - 2343
Thirumazhisaialwar - 2415
Total of 39 Paasurams.
||Sowmya Narayanan, Thirumaamagal
||Asthanga Vimanam(This can be found nowhere else. Built
in three tiers. The diety is worshipped in different postures in each
||Deva Pushkarini(Thirup Parkadal)
|| Kadambha Rishi, Indra
|Direction and Posture
||East-faced diety.(Posture: The diety who had stayed stood, walked
and also in bhujanga Shyanam.).
|Access to the temple
||Road: Thirumeyyam -- > -- Thirupatthur --6 miles -- > -- Thirukkoshtioor.
Rail: Trichy - Manamadurai line(Karaikkudi Station).
The Moolavar of
this sthalam is Uraga Mellanayaan. He gave his prathyaksham for
Kadambha Maharishi and Indiran. Moolavar in kidantha (sleeping)
thirukkolam and in Bhujanga sayanam facing his thirumugham along
the east direction.
|How to Get There.
This temple is located on the Thiruputhur - Ramanathapuram Route.
From Madurai we have to go to Thiruputhur and it is around 10
kms from Thiruputhur.