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Sri Kuralappa Perumal Temple is located in the village of Thiruppathisaram, also called as Thiruvanparisaram, Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu and also revered as one of the 108 Divya Desam temples, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

History

The exact date year about the construction of the temple was unknown. The major renovations of the temple were done by the King Kulashekhara, one of the twelve azhwar saints and Thirumalai Nayak, the most notable of the thirteen Madurai Nayak rulers in the 17th century.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

There is a wide network of public and private bus services which provide a number of internal and interstate transportation facilities to Kanyakumari. NH 7 and NH 47 join Kanyakumari to various other major cities of the country.

The nearest railway stations are Kanyakumari station, Nagercoil station, Eraniel station and Kuzhithurai station.

By Air

The nearest airport to reach Kanyakumari is the Trivandrum international airport and the domestic Tuticorin airport.

Map

Sri Kuralappa perumal Temple Thiruvanparisaram

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Temple Legend

The legend says that the two couples named Udaya Nangai and Kaarimaran, got married at Thiruvanparisaaram. Since they had no children, they visited Thirukurungudi temple, where Lord Nambi is the presiding deity, and prayed to Lord Nambi for child boon.

Extra Information
Nearby Temple Bhagavathy Amman Temple Adikesava Perumal Temple Nagaraja Temple Thanumalayan Temple Bhoothalingaswamy Temple, Bhoothappandi Kailasapuram Ayya Vaikundar Temple Mutathura Mahadever Temple The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Thiruvazhmarban also called as Kuralappa Perumal . The deity is 9 feet tall and is made of a special element called Kastusarkara yogam, Mustard and Jaggery paste. Since the presiding deity is made of Mustard and Jaggery paste, no Abishekam is performed to the deity. Goddess Mahalakshmi is found on the chest of the lord. And Lord Kuralappa Perumal holds his weapons Shangu and Chakra in His hands. The Indra mandapam of the temple has special paintings of Dashavatharam of Lord Vishnu, the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu.
Timings and Events
Timings

4.30 AM to 12.30 PM and 5.00 PM to 8.00 PM.

Events

Poornima day – May/June

Thiruvonam – January/February

Krishna Jayanthi – August/September

Vaikuntha Ekadasi – December/January

Annual Bhramotsavam – April to May

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