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Sri Deyva Nayaga Perumal Temple is situated in the village of Thiruvaheendrapuram, Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu and also revered as one of the 108 Divya Desam temples, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

History

The structure and inscriptions found in the temple bear testimony to the association of later Pallavas, Chola and Pandya dynasty rules. This place was constructed by Aheendran hence it is called as Aheendrapuram. This place is also known as Brahmachalam as Lord Brahma did penance here. The Vimana of the temple is known as Sudhdha Saiva Vimana. The water body brought up by Garuda flows as Garudanadhi whereas the one brought by Adisesha is known as Sesha Theertham. Thiru Mangai Azhwar and Acharya Maha Desikan had sung the glory of Perumal in their hymns. Sri Desikan had lived in this place for about 4 decades and wrote many books on Lord Vishnu. The place he resided is still praised as Desikan Tirumaligai.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

National Highway NH-45A passes through Cuddalore.Three state highways connect Cuddalore with other parts of Tamil Nadu.

The nearest railway station to reach Sri Deyva Nayaga Perumal temple is Thirupadirippuliyur and Cuddalore Port Junction. A number of trains passing through Cuddalore provide connectivity to cities like Madurai, Thirupathy, Tirunelveli, Tiruchendur, Karaikal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Mannargudi etc.

By Air

Nearest Airport is at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which is just 175 km away from Cuddalore.

Map

Sri Deyva Nayaga Perumal Temple Cuddalore

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Temple Legend

Devas were defeated by Asuras and driven away from their place. All of them approached Lord Vishnu at this place to seek help. Pleased Lord Vishnu promised and applied His Discus that chased and killed the demons. Then Lord Vishnu appeared as Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva in front of Devas. As He saved Devas from Asuras He is called as Lord Devanatha Perumal. Later Lord Vishnu decided to stay here. Knowing Lord Vishnu’s decision, Adisesha built a town, presently called as Tiru Ahindi Puram – Tiruvahindipuram

Extra Information

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Pralayakaleswarar Temple

Theerthapureeswarar Temple

Thillai Kali temple

Timings and Events
Timings

6.00 AM to 11.00 AM and 4.30 PM to 8.00 PM.

Events

Chithirai Brahhmotsavam – April/May

Vaikasi Visakam and Vasanth Utsavam – May/June

Narasimha Jayanthi and Aadi Pooram – July/August

Aavani Pavithra Utsavam – August/September

Krishna Jayanthi – September/October

Diwali – October/November

Karthikai Festival – November/December

Hanumath Jayanthi and Vaikunda Ekadasi – December/January

Makar Sankranthi – January/February

Rama Navami – March/April

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