Divya desam Temples are the Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Tamil Azhvars (saints). ”Divya” means “premium” and “Desam”. Tamil Nadu Temples – Providing information about all the temples in Tamil Nadu, tamilnadu temple, south indian Divyadesams – Sri Vishnu Temples. 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.

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As per tradition, the first three azhwarsPoigaiBhutha and Pey were born miraculously.

Thirumangaialwar – Peyalwar -Nammalwar – Tirumizhisai was the son of a sage, ThondaradiMathurakaviPeria and Andal were from brahmin community, Deswm from Kshatria community, Namm was from a cultivator family, Tirupana from panar community and Eesam from kazhwar community.

Thirumazhisaialwar – Thirumangaialwar – 70Poigaialwar – Peyalwar,Nammalwar -Total of 15 Paasurams. It has four stepped gateways, each having 51 steps.

Divya Desam

Even the emperor could not succeed. Sage Markandeya stopped him and said that Lord Vishnu was already on the mission tamll destroy the Ravana group in Dwsam incarnation as Lord Rama txmil that he could therefore return to his kingdom.


In Hindu texts, these temples are often referred to as Bhooloka Vaikuntamwhich in Sanskrit means Heaven on earth. Sriman narayana lord Vishnu is the primary deity across all Divyadesams.

Bridegroom Perumal enters the front mandap and invites Thayar. In Divya desam, Divya means “premium” or “divine” and Desam indicates “place” temple. The emperor was preparing to take on his mission then. Thirumangaialwar,, Poigaialwar -Boodathalwar – He was served food.

The word azhwar in Tamil, means one who immerses oneself into the ocean of the countless attributes of god.

Readworthy Publications P Ltd. Imayavar Devas came to this place prior to Yudhishthira and hence the deity here is referred as Imayavarappar. Devotees will have to walk steps to diya the temple and the temple is on hill desqm.

Husband and wife should live in unity understanding each other, a life described Uthamba meaning best, hence, the place is also known as Uthamarkoil. King politely asked the Brahmin if He wanted anything more.

Divya Desam – Lord Vishnu Temples – Map, Full List, Details, Timings

A brief introductory and slokas about Divyadesams. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Concise classified dictionary of Hinduism. Boodathalwar – Peyalwar – Thirumangaialwar,, 73Boodathalwar – It is one of the 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; ta,il temple is believed to have been built by Yudhishthira.


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Those facing problems in matrimonial affairs perform Archana to Mother Kamalavalli Nachiar on Aslesha Aayilyam star day for successful results. King Upamanyu lost his powers due to the curse of Sage Durvasa. This is one of the Divya Desas of Perumal. The vimana, tower above the sanctum sanctorm is called Kamala Vimanam. The king took his daughter to Srirangam where Kamalavalli drsam the Lord.

The temple is one of the Panchakanna Krishnaranya Kshetrams, the five holy temples associated with Krishnaan avatar of Vishnu. During a conversation in Tiruparkadal-Ocean of Milk, Lord Vishnu praised Mother Mahalakshmi that He was very happy to see all beings prosperous because of Her grace and offered a boon to Mother.

According to these texts, the saints were considered incarnations of some form of Vishnu.