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Sri Appakudathan  temple is one among the Divya Desas of Lord Perumal.Dedicated to lord Vishnu.

History

King Upamanyu lost his powers due to the curse of Sage Durvasa.When begged for pardon and relief, the sage said that the king should feed one lakh people in this place, then known as Palasavanam and he would be relieved of the curse.The king built a palace nearby and commenced the feeding.One day,Lord Sriman Narayanan-Perumal came there in the guise of an aged Brahmin.He was served food. To test the determination of the king, Lord consumed the entire quantity of food prepared for the day.King politely asked the Brahmin if He wanted anything more. The Brahmin replied He wanted one pot of Appam. Sooner He received Appam pot from the king, his curse vanished, says the Sthala Purana

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Trichy has well maintained National Highways connected with all major cities like Chennai, Nagaerkovil etc.

Trichy Railway station is well connected with all railway stations in Tamilnadu and has plenty of express and passenger trains from Chennai, Madurai, and Tirunelveli etc.

By Air

Trichy City has Airport with domestic and international flights from Chennai, Bangalore, Colombo, Sharjah etc.

Map

Sri Appakudathan Temple Tiruchirapalli

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Extra Information

Nearby Temple

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Sri Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple Sri Purushothaman Perumal Temple Sri Pundarikashan Perumal Temple Sri Vadivazhagiya Nambi Perumal Temple Sri Hara Saabha Vimocchana Perumal Temple

Sri Appakkudathaan Perumal Temple is said to be one of the Panacharanga Kshetrams situated on the banks of river Kaveri, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Timings and Events
Timings

8:30 A.M to 8:00 P.M

Events

Chariot festival – April or May Vaikunta Ekadashi – December or January Navarathri – September or October Butter pot breaking ceremony

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