Introduction to Pandiya Nadu Divyadesams - Thiruppathigal
In Pandiya Naadu, there are 18 Divyadesams found in all these Divyadesams, the Perumal is found facing his thirumugham towards east direction.
In this 18 Divyadesams, 9 Divyadesams namely Thirukkurugoor, Thirukkoloor, Thirupperai, Thiruvaikundam, Thiruvaragunamangai, Thirukkulandai, Thiruppulingudi, Thirutholaivillimangalam and Thiruccheerivaramangai are collectively called as "Nava Tirupathi".
The Speciality of this Pandiya Nattu thiruppathigal is that in all these Nava Thirupathi Divyadesams, there are two thaayars found.
|Thirukkurugoor||Sri Anandhavalli and Kurugoor Valli|
|Thirukkoloor||Sri Kumudhavalli and Koloor valli|
|Thirupperai||Sri Kuzhakadhu valli Naachiyaar and Thirupperai Naachiyaar|
|Thiruvaikundam||Sri Vaikundavalli and Bhoodevi|
|Thirukkulandai||Sri Alamelu Mangai thaayar, Poomagal Naachiyaar|
|Thiruppulingudi||Sri Malar magal Naachiyaar, Poomagal Naachiyaar|
|Thiruvaragunamangai||Sri Varagunavalli Thaayar and Varagunamangai Thaayar|
|Thirutholaivillimangalam||Sridevi and Bhoodevi|
|Thiruccheerivaramangai||Sridevi and Bhoodevi|
Other than these Navathirupathis, the thaayars are found as follows:-
|Thirukkurungudi||Sri Kurungudi Naachiyaar|
|Thiruthankkal||Sri Annanayaki and Anantha Nayaki|
|Thirukkoodal||Sri Vagulavalli, Madhuravalli, Varagunavalli and Maragadhavalli|
|Thirumalirunsolai||Sri Sundaravalli Naachiyaar|
|Thiru Moghur||Sri Mogoorvalli and Maghavalli Thaayar|
|Thirukkotiyoor||Sri Thirumaghal Naachiyaar|
|Thiruppullani||Sri Kalyana valli and Sri Padmasini Thaayar|
|Thirumeyyam||Sri Uyyavandha Naachiyaar|
In the Nava thirupathis, only Nammalwar has done Mangalasasanam on the Perumal.
Tirunelveli Temples - Nava Tirupathis
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