About the temple
The presiding deity of the temple is Sri Vijayaasana perumal in a sitting posture with Adiseshan over his head like an umbrella like in Srivaikundam temple. Thayar is known as Varagunamangai /Varagunavalli thayar and there is no seperate sannadhi for thayar in this temple. It is interesting to note that in many of the Nava thirupathi temples, the thayar is known by the name of the place itself. The temple is the second among the Nava thirupathi divyadesams of Sri Vaishnavas and comes under Pandiya naatu divyadesams among the 108 temples. The place is also called as Naththam and Mokshapuri. It is believed that one's soul attains moksham if death occurs at this place. This temple occupies the chandra sthalam in the nava grahas.
How to reach
The temple is just 2 kms away from Sri Vaikuntam divyadesam. Nearest station is Srivaikundam on the Tirunelveli - Tiruchendur route and nearest railhead is Tirunelveli junction.
Alwars and Acharyas
Vimanam and Pushkarni
The temple tank is called Agni theertham and the vimanam is Vijayakoti vimanam.
The temple is open in the mornings from 8 am to 12 noon and from 1 pm to 6 pm in the evenings.
Temples in proximity