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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Sri Sudharsana Homam is considered to one among the greatest and sacred homams. Thiru Kavith Thalam Raghunathji Temple – UTK 8. It has four stepped gateways, each having 51 steps.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Divya Desams. The religious works of these saints in Tamilsongs of love and devotion, are compiled as Nalayira Divya Prabandham containing verses and the desasm revered in their songs are classified as Divya desam. Modern historians place the period of azhwars from the 5th to 8th century AD, but there is dispute about the chronology and relation between each other.

The festive idol of Tiupannazhwar is taken from the temple to Srirangam.

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The religious works of these saints in Tamilsongs of love and devotion, are compiled as Nalayira Divya Prabandham containing verses and the temples revered in their songs are classified as Divya desam. According to tradition, 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 community.

The list of Divya Desams is given in this table: The list of deities [11] in the divyadesams is shown. Srirangam temple is often listed desamx the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world, the still larger Angkor Wat being the largest existing temple.

Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamil Nadu. Temples of Kerala, page Gokul – UP 7. Sri Andal’s ThirupPaavai – 30 Paasurams.

Kulasekara Alvar – 11 Thirumangai Alvar – The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Venkata Krishnan. Kaveri wanted to cleanse herself and approached Hindu god Brahma.

The Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society. Heavenly Vinnulaga Thirupathivellore districtkaveripakkam.

Sri Krishnar’s Prema Thathvam “Prema” means the affinity, the love; Every Jeevathma has to have this attachment only towards the Paramathma but due to various karmas, the love towards the supremacy is not completely shown. Nilathingal Thundam Perumal temple She is believed to have worshipped Vishnu at this place and got relieved.


The copper plates having the records from the Chola period from Anbil indicate generous contribution from the Medieval Cholas indicate various gifts to the temple. Thirumazhisai Aazhwar – 1. While most Divya Desams follow Thenkalai mode of worship, some follow Vadakalai too among others. A Dictionary of Indian Literatures: Divya Desame Divya Prabandha Mangalasasanam.

But it is widely accepted by tradition and historians that the trio are the earliest among the twelve azhwars.

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Concise classified dictionary of Hinduism. The last two are Thirupalkadal and Paramapadam.

As per tradition, the first three azhwarsPoigaiBhutha and Pey were said to be born out of divinity. Tiru pavala vannam A parrot which was devoted to Vishnu was shot down in the nearby forest.

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The temple complex covers an area of 2. Readworthy Publications P Ltd. According to these texts, the saints were considered incarnations of some form of Vishnu. Pundarikakshan Perumal temple is believed to have been built by the Pallava king Dantivarman — AD.

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