temple is atop a hillock. Sridevi (Annanayaki) and Neeladevi (Anantanayaki)
are on the right. Bhoodevi (Amrutanayki ) and Jaambavati are on
the left of the Lord in the Nindra Narayanan Sannidhi. All idols
as also the Sayana Perumal below are of clay and painted and hence
no Abhisek is performed. Sengamalathayar has separate sannidhi
and Abhishek is performed here. Garudazhwar is seen with serpent
and Amruta kalasa. Aniruddha , grandson of Lord Krishna , married
Usha at this place. King Chandraketu , who was born a tiger due
to a curse, was able to recollect the previous pious birth, worshipped
the Lord and obtained Moksha here.
The Moolava r is Ninra Naarayanan facing east. The utsavar is
Thiruthannkaalappan seen in standing posture. The temple is on
a hill. On the right side of the Lord are Sridevi(Anna Naayagi),
Neelaadevi (Anantha Naayagi). On the left are Boodevi(Amrutha
Gaudazhwar is seen with a serpent & amrutha kalasam. Sinc
eLord Muruga stayed in this sthalam, it got the name Thiruthankal
(Thankal in Tamil - styaed). Lord Krishna's sone Aniruddhan married
Ushai at this sthalam.
Thaayaar - Sengamala Thaayaar, (Anna Naayagi, Anantha Naayagi,
Amrutha naayagi, Jaambavathi).
Theertham - Paapavinaasa Theertham.
|Thirumangaialwar: 1399, 2068, 2673 (71),
Total of 5 Paasuram.
||Appan, Thankaalappan, Anna Nayagi, Anantha Nayagi, Amrutha
||Paapa Vinascha Theertham
|| Salya Pandian, Salyan, A Tiger
|Direction and Posture
||East-faced and Standing Posture
||Periya Thiruvadi(Lord Garuda) is seen holding the Amrutha Kalascha('The
Pot of Nectar') and a serpent. This sanctum sanctorum is located atop
a small hillock.
|Access to the temple
||Two miles north of Sivakasi Station(Virudhunagar - Tenkasi line)
The Moolvar of
this Divyadesam is Nindra Narayanan. Also called as "Thiruthankaal
appan". Moolavar in Nindra thirukkolam facing his thirumagan
along the East direction. Prathyaksham for Salliya pandiyan, Puli,
Sri Vallavan and Sridevi pirattiyaar.
|How to Get There
This temple is situated in Tamil Nadu and can be reached when
travelling through Sri Villiputoor, Virudhunagar. Thiruthankaal
railway station, which is found in Virudhunagar - Thenkasi railway
lane, and after getting from the station, we can reach the temple.
Lodging facility is also available.