Sri Kuralappa Perumal Temple

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Kerala Temples

084. Thiruvanparisaaram – Sri Kuralappa Perumal Temple

Temple Location :

This Divyadesam, Thiruvanparisaram is also known as “Thirupathisaram” and lies around 3 miles away from Nagarkoil.


1. Periya pirattiyar, who is generally  on the right side of the heart of Sriman Narayanan, is found on the left side of this sthala perumal.

2. Banyan tree is found near the Lakshmi Theertham, which is capable of curing diseases and it is also said to be the hamsam of the perumal.

Sthlapuranam :

This Divyadesam, Thiruvanparisaaram has a relation with Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. This place is the birth sthalam of Udaya nangai, mother of Nammalwar. This perumal is worshipped and the pooja is done by the Andhanars of Udipi, in Karnataka.

This sthala perumal, Thirukkuralappan explains about the unity of Saivam and Vaishnavam and explains the Gnana Thatuvam that both these two caste should be considered as one and the Gods should also be considered and worshipped as a single God.

Udayanangai had a great bhakti towards Sriman Naryanan. For 41 days, she did fasting towards this sthala perumal and did Ekadesi Viridham and gave birth to Nammalwar in Thirukkurugoor, Azhwar Thirunagari.

Udayanangai’s father name is also Thiruvaashmarbhan and there was a big maaligai (palace) found in the name of Thiruvaazhmarbhan. But now it is used as Bhajan Mandapan and it is found along the Vaayu side of the temple.


The Moolavar of this sthalam is Thirukkuralappan. He is also named as “Thiruvaazh maarbhan”.
Moolavar in Veetrirundha (sitting) thirukkolam facing his thirumugham towards East direction.
Prathyaksham for Vindhai, Kaari, Udaya Nangai and Garudan.


The Thaayar of this sthalam is Kamala valli Naachiyaar.


Nammalwar – 1 Paasuram.

Lakshmi Theertham.

Indira Kalyana Vimaanam.

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