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Nathan Koil - Nandipura Vinnagaram - Sri Jaganatha Perumal Temple

Moolavar : The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Jaganathan. He is also known as Nadhanadhan and Vinnagara Perumal. The Moolavar is giving his seva in Sitting position facing his thirumugham towards east direction. Prathyaksham for Nandi and King Sibhi.

Thayaar :  Senbagavalli Thaayar.

Pushkarani : Nandhi Theertham.

History : Nandi performed Tapas (penance) seeking Lord Vishnu blessing and because of this, the place is known as "Nandipura Vinnagaram". Nandhan means "Teacher" or "Guide". As Lord Narayana guided at this place, he is called as "Nadhanadha". The great King Sibhi was a gret donar. Once, Lord Indra took a form of a hunter and Lord Agni transformed himself as a piegon.The piegon saught Sibhi's help and to help the poor bird, he came forward to give his own flesh equal to the piegons weight to the hunter. So, he sat in the wert plate of the Balance while the piegon in the east. So, to see this beautiful scene, Lord Narayana faces west in this temple. Then he blessed eternity to King Sibhi.This temple was constructed by the famous King Nandhi varma.As this temple resembles the Puri Jagannatha temple, it is also known as “Dakshina Jagannatham”. This place was once a forest of Shenbagam flowers and hence is known as Shenbagaranyam, meaning forest of Shenbagam.The Lord is present in a sitting posture, with sword, bow, chakram (discus), sangu (conch) and Dandam (stick) in his hand, under the Mandara Vimanam facing west.

 

Temple Contact : Arulmigu Jagannatha Perumal Koil,Nathankoil,Pambai Padayur P.O.  - 612 703.Tanjore District,Tamil Nadu.
Contact : 91-435-2417575,91-98430-95904

Travel Information : This temple is located near Korukai 9km from kumbakonam.

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