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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She is believed to have worshipped Vishnu at this place and got relieved.

Sri Neervanna Perumal Temple. Historical Dictionary of the Tamils. MuktinathSaligramam is the only Divya Desam in Nepal. The speciality of this sthalam is the position in which the perumal is found.

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.

His hands are desamz in his hip and the expression of this posture explains that he is enjoying the Bhajans of his devotees. The temple complex covers an area of 2.


Ayodhya – UP While most Divya Desams follow Thenkalai desmas of worship, some follow Vadakalai too among others. Divya Desams Divya Prabandha Mangalasasanam.

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Know More Rivya Chennai Temples. A Divya Desam Tamil: A parrot which was devoted to Vishnu was shot down in the nearby forest. Azhwars are considered the twelve supreme devotees of Vishnu dvya, who were instrumental in popularising Vaishnavism during the 5th-8th centuries A. Sri Krishnar’s Prema Thathvam “Prema” divga 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.

Readworthy Publications P Ltd. The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Venkata Krishnan. Early history of Vaishnavism in south India. Tiru parameswara vinnagaram Gajendra Varadha is believed to have appeared to Gajendra the elephant also called Indrajumnan, the crocodile called Koohoo, Sage Parasara and Sri Anjaneya.

Divya Desam, Divyadesams, Sri Vishnu temples

Thirumangai Azhwar is believed to have resided in the temple to build the surrounding walls of the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy temple. 18 Andal’s ThirupPaavai – 30 Paasurams. The azhwars were also instrumental in promoting the Bhagavatha cult and the two epics of India, namely, Ramayana and Mahabaratha. The temple locally called Nachiyar Koil and is one of the few Divyadesams where the goddess divta prominence over Vishnu.


One of the greatest Hindu scholars of Vaishnava VisishtAdvaita philosophy, Ramanuja is believed to have resided in this temple. 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. Never think we can do anything during our last days as Periyalwar clearly explains how our body and mind would act during our last days.

Sri Krishnar’s Prema Thathvam. It has four stepped gateways, each having 51 steps. Srirangam temple is often listed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world, the still larger Angkor Wat being the largest existing temple.

Kulasekara Alvar – 11 Thirumangai Alvar – Divya Desams Divya Prabandha Mangalasasanam.

This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat The list of Divya Desams is given in this table: