Lord Shiva

In the Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva is the Destroyer and the most important one in the Holy Trinity, the other two being Brahma the Creator and Vishnu the Protector. Lord Shiva has always fascinated his followers by his unique appearance: he has not two but three eyes, has ash smeared all over his body, has snakes coiled up around his head and arms, wears tiger and elephant skin, leads a wild life in the cremation grounds far removed from social pretenses, and is known for his proverbial anger.

Lord Vishnu

He has four arms and is male: The four arms indicate his all-powerful and all-pervasive nature. His physical existence is represented by the two arms in the front, while the two arms at the back represent his presence in the spiritual world. The Upanishad Gopal Uttartapani describes the four arms. Title has been given since some of these facts may be shocking for someone, soothing for devotees and interesting for others. Some of these facts may be known to someone but unknown to other.

Lord Brahma

In Hinduism, Lord Brahma is the first god of the Trinity (Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh). He is the creator of the universe. But, he is not worshipped as Lord Vishnu and Shiva. There is only one temple dedicated to him, which is the Pushkar temple of Rajasthan. And many temples are dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva. There is no corner of India where there are no temples of Vishnu and Shiva.

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple -Perungulam(Thirukkulanthai)

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About the Temple & Location:
This sthalam is situated in Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu. 7 miles in right towards Sri vaikundam and 6 miles away from Thiruppulingudi. Bus facilities are available, but no lodging facilities. This sthalam is one of Azhwar’s Navatirupathi.

Sthlapuranam :
In this sthalam, a very big lake (kulam) is found and because of this, the sthalam is also called as “Perungkulam”.

Vedarasan, an andanan (brahmanan) had a daughter named Kamalavathi started doing the tapas against emperumaan to attain him fully satisfied on her tapas, he gave his prathyaksham to her and made here as a small beat and kept along with the Kousthuwa Muni (long chain made of beads) which is found in his chest. Since, she was a small girl (Balikai), this sthalam is named as “Baligai Vanam”.

In this sthalam, Emperumaan fought against Acchamasaran in Imbalika park (Vanam) and finally he broke his legs and danced on him. Like the same way, Lord Shiva also killed a demon named “Muyalagan” and finally was killed and danced on him by Lord Shiva. There is a close resemblence between these actions and it is said that both the gods are the same and if anything against dharma starts, they will come down to destroy it.
Since, Acchmasaran is killed by Emperumaan in Maaya Yutham (Maya war, the perumal is named as “Maayakoothan”.

Swami Mayakoothan -Perungulam (Thirukkulanthai)
In Vyazha bhagavan who is also called as Deva guru was given the seva of Emperumaan in this sthalam.

Kulam means wealth and it also means as “Maargazhi”. The Emperumaan along with two pirattiyaars gives his seva in Aanandha stage and since there is a big lake (Kulam) that is found close to the sthalam, the sthalam is named as “Thirukkulandhai”.

Moolavar and Thaayar:
The Moolavar of this temple is Sri Srinivasa Perumal. Moolavar in Nindra Thirukkolam facing east diretion.
Prathyaksham for Kamalavathi.
Thaayar : The Thaayar of this temple is Sri Alamelumangai thaayar and Kulandhai Valli are the two Naachiyaars of this sthalam.
Utsavar : The Utsavar of this temple is Sri Maayakkoothan.

Mangalasasanam:
Nammalwar – 1 Pasuram
Total – 1

Pushkarani:
Perungkulam.

Vimanam:
Aanandha Nilaya Vimaanam.