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Sri Vaitha Maanithi Perumal Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi.Nine Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu.This is the eighth temple of Nava thirupathi and is for mars. It is also called as Kuberasthalam.All these 9 temples are classified as "Divya Desams",the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints,or Alwars.

History

Kubera the lord of wealth lost his prominence due to the curse of Lord Shiva for Kubera's evil glance on Parvathi. When he repented of his sin and sought forgiveness from Shiva and Parvathi, they advised him to do penance at Thirukkolur. After his penance at Thirukkolur, Vaithamanithi Perumal blessed him with his original position with the wealth. Vaithamanithi Perumal is in reclining pose with the wooden measurement tool as his pillow to measure the wealth and looking at the palm of his left hand to watch over a location of the wealth. It is believed that people pray here are blessed with great wealth

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Srivaikuntam is also well connected by road with Tirunelveli,Tiruchendur and Thoothukudi and all other major cities.

Srivaikuntam railway station is situated on the Tirunelveli-Tiruchendur line. All passenger trains from Tirunelveli stop at this station. The temple is about 1.5 miles from the railway station.

By Air

The nearest airport is Thoothukudi.

Map

Sri Vaitha Maanithi Perumal Temple Thirukkolur

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Extra Information

Nearby Temple

Srivaikuntanathan Perumal Temple

Thiru Varagunamangai Temple

Thiruppulingudi Kaaisinavendhan Temple

Irattai Tirupathi Perumal Temple

Thenthirupperai Makara Nedunkuzhai Kannan Temple

Alwarthirunagari Adhinaatha Perumal Temple

Timings and Events
Timings

7:30 A.M to 7:30 P.M

Events

Vaikunda Ekadasi – December or January

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