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Loganatha Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu, India on the Tiruvarur-Nagapatnam highway. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.

History

The temple is revered in Nalayira Divya Prabandham, the 7th–9th century Vaishnava canon, by Tirumazhisai Alwar in one hymn. The temple is classified as a Divyadesam, one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the book. This temple is one of the Panchakanna Kshetrams. Kannan refers to Krishna, the avatar of Vishnu, while Pancha means five and Kshetrams refer to holy places. Four of the five temples are situated in Chola Nadu, in modern times, in the region surrounding Kumbakonam and Nagapattinam and one of them in Nadu Nadu. There are five similar temples located in North India, called Pancha-dwarakas. Krishna is not the presiding deity in any of the temples. The processional deity, Krishna, led to the derivation of the names of these places.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

An extensive network of roads connects it to Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Pondicherry, Thanjavur and all other major cities. Nagapattinam is located at a distance of about 330kms from Chennai by Road.

Nagapattinam railway junction connects Thiruvarur in the west, Nagore in the north, Velankanni in the south and Karaikal in the east. There is a daily express train to Chennai via Mayiladuthurai and Ernakulam via Coimbatore and it connects all major cities.

By Air

The nearest Airport is Tiruchirapalli Airport, located 145 km (90 miles) away from the town.

Sculpture

Temple has a 5-tier rajagopuram and a vast temple complex.The prime deity, Loganathar has an imposing image.

Map

Loganatha Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

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Temple Legend

As per Hindu legend,sage Gautama is believed to have worshipped the deity here.

Extra Information

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Timings and Events
Timings

6 A.M to 12 P.M and 5 P.M to 8 P.M

Events

Chittirai Utsavam – April or May

Navaratri – September or October

Vaikunta Ekadasi – December or January

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