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The temple is one among the 108 Divya Desas of Lord Vishnu

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.

Map

Sri Purushothamar Temple Nagapattinam

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Temple Legend

The legend says that Lord Vishnu brought the ocean of milk when the child Upamanu was in need of milk in the absence of the child’s father Vyagrapadha.

Extra Information

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Timings and Events
Timings

8 A.M to 7 P.M

Events

Thirumangai Azhwar Mangalasasana Utsavam and Garudasevai – January or February

Vaikasi Brahmmotsavam – May or June

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