14th October 2017.
These week end 14th and 15th October 2017, temples visit are a part of Thiruvarur temples visit organised by Ratham for Prof. Madhusudhanan Kalaichelvan. 14th Saturday 2017, post lunch was planned to visit Perumal temple at Pulivalam and Sri Kasi Viswanathar Temple at Kulikarai. It was started drizzling, when we arrived the temple and the climate was also pleasant.
Moolavar : Sri Venkatachalapaty also called as Sri Appan Perumal
Some of the important features of this temple are..
The temple is facing east with a 3 tier Rajagopuram. The Sanctum sanctorum consists of sanctum artha mandapam and muka mandapam. The mandapams are in marata style construction called Vavval nethi mandapams. In the Muka mandapam Dwajasthambam Palipedam and Garudalwar. In koshtam Narasimhar and Perumal sitting on adhisheshan. In the sanctum moolavar Sri Venkatachalapathy is in standing posture. In front Arthamandapam Urchavar Sridevi & Bhoodevi samedha Srinivasa Perumal, Chakrathalwar, Anjaneyar, Santhana Gopala Krishnan.
Sannadhi for Gopalakrishnan with Sathyabhama & Rukmani, Alwars, Lakshmi Hayagreevar Anjaneyar, Andal and a Sthambam written as Sri Perumal (Experts of the opinion that this must be Shiva linga). Sri Muthusamy Dheekshithar had composed hymns on Sri Venkatachalapathy of this temple.
The temple must be 300 to 400 years old and constructed with bricks. May be Vijayanagara period. Anjaneyar Temple is on the opposite side of the Road.
The temple will be kept opened between 07.00 hrs to 11.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 20.30 hrs
HOW TO REACH:
Pulivalam is very nearer to Thiruvarur and Lot of buses are available from Thiruvarur bus terminus.
Vavvalnethi front mandapam
Stucco images on the Vimana
Written as Sri Perumal and experts of the opinion that this must be a Shiva Lingam.
Mr Bharath singing the song composed by Muthuswamy Dheekshithar
Thermutti mandapam ( may be )
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