108 Divya Desam Temples – Location

108 Divya Desam Temples – Location


108
Divya Desam

Among the various temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu, there are 108 temples which
are designated to be DIVYA DESAMS. These are actually the places
worshipped and sung by Alwars, the saintly poets who immersed themselves
in the divine ocean of Lord Vishnu. Divyadesams
are also called as Bhooloka Vaikuntas, from among 108 Shree Vaishnava
Divyadeshas, only 106 are existent on our Mother Earth.
Emperumaan, Sriman Narayanan is found in
various Thirukkolam. The Thirukkolam in 108 Divyadesams are given below:
01. Kidantha
Thirukkolam
Sleeping
Position
27 Divyadesams
02. Veetrirundha
Thirukkolam
Sitting
Position
21 Divyadesams
03. Nindra
Thirukkolam
Standing
Position
60 Divyadesams

 

In these 108 Divyadesams, as we have seen that
the Perumal is found on various Thirukkolam, he is also facing his Thirumugham
on various directions and giving his seva, which are as follows:

01. Towards
East direction
79
02. Towards
West direction
19
03. Towards
North direction
3
04. Towards
South direction
7

These 108 Divyadesams are found throughout our
Indian country and they are divided into 7 categories. There are as follows.

01. Thondai
Naattu Tirupathigal
22
Divyadesams
02. Chozha
Naattu Tirupathigal
40
Divyadesams
03. Nadu
Naattu Tirupathigal
2
Divyadesams
04. Pandiya
Naattu Tirupathigal
18
Divyadesams
05. Malayala
Naattu Tirupathigal
13
Divyadesams
06. Vada
Naattu Tirupathigal
11
Divyadesams
07. Vinnulagam
(not in Earth)
2
Divyadesams

There are eight
SwayamVyaktha kshetrams in India. These are holy places where the Lord revealed
himself to give darshan to the People. These are:

01. Badri
kashramam
02. Salagramam
03. Naimisarayanam
04. Pushkkaran
05. Thirumalai
06. Srirangam
07. Srimushnam
08. Thothathri
(Vanamamalai)

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