Divya desam refers to Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the Divya Prabandham of 12 Alwars, collection of Tamil versus or Paasurams. A Divya Desam (Tamil: திவ்ய தேசம்) is one of the Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Tamil Azhvars (saints). Divya means. Divya Desams are Vishnu temples that are mentioned [Mangalasasanam – Praising the glory of the lord] in the works of the Alvars. Divya Desams means a.

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It is one of fesams five ancient shrines in the Chengannur area of Kerala, connected with the legend of Mahabharatawhere the five Pandavas are believed to have built one temple each; this temple is believed to have been built by Nakula. Imayavar Devas came to this place prior to Yudhishthira and hence the deity here is referred as Imayavarappar.

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Mathura – UP 6. The songs of Prabandam are regularly sung in all the Vishnu temples of South India daily and also during festivals.

But it is widely accepted by tradition and historians that the trio are the earliest among the twelve azhwars. Readworthy Publications P Ltd. Pallava Antiquities — 2 Vols. The list of deities [11] in the divyadesams is shown. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ramanujan, Attipat Krishnaswami Browse by Indian Hindu Temples. Sarva Sastra Maha Vidyalaya. Sri Neervanna Perumal Temple. The word azhwar in Tamil, means one who immerses oneself into the ocean of the countless attributes of god.


The religious works of these saints in Tamilsongs of love and devotion, are compiled as Nalayira Divya Prabandham containing verses and the temples revered in their songs are classified as Divya desam.

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History of People and Their Environs. Kalamegha Perumal temple The last two are Thirupalkadal and Paramapadam.

South-Indian inscriptions, Volumes 9— Know More More Hindu Articles. King Sundara Chola who ruled the area was a devotee of the temple and during each of his innumerable victories in wars, he showered a lot of wealth on this temple. The temple locally called Nachiyar Koil and is one of the few Divyadesams where the goddess has prominence over Vishnu. The azhwars were also instrumental in promoting the Bhagavatha cult and the two epics of India, namely, Ramayana and Mahabaratha.

Srirangam dseams is often listed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world, the still sivya Angkor Wat being the largest existing temple. Divya Desams follow Thenkalai or Vadakalai modes of worship.

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Wonders of the World Dot-to-Dot. Badrinath temple – UTK 9. Readworthy Publications P Ltd.

Views Read Edsams View history. Pandaripuram – Sri Pandarinathar Temple The speciality djvya this sthalam is the position in which the perumal is found. MuktinathSaligramam is the only Divya Desam in Nepal. Sri Krishnar’s Prema Thathvam. Encyclopaedia of the Hindu World: Along with Rukmani Piratiyar, He holds sword in one hand, Varadha Muthirai on the other hand and his brother Balaraman on his right, Sathaki on his left, son Prathyumnan, Grand son Aniruthan are also found near the Moolavar.


Jyotirmath Joshimutt – UTK Divya Desams Divya Prabandha Mangalasasanam.

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Vadivazhagiya Nambi Perumal Temple. Raghunathji Temple – UTK 8. Divyxa dwarf and an avatar of Vishnu, appeared here to quell the pride of Asura king Bali. Early history of Vaishnavism in south India.

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Gokul – UP 7. The list of Divya Desams is given in this table: A history of Indian literature, It all takes very small and easy steps, if followed would give us the Paramagati of we being under the divine Tiruvadi of Sarveswaran – Sriman Narayanan.

desasm Pandaripuram – Sri Pandarinathar Temple. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Venkata Krishnan.

Kulasekara Alvar – 11 Thirumangai Alvar – As per tradition, the first three azhwarsPoigaiBhutha and Pey were born miraculously.

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Tiru parameswara vinnagaram The word azhwar means the one who dives deep into the ocean of the countless attributes of god.