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Thamaraiyaalkelvan Temple is one of the
108 divya desams (sacred places) located at Tiruparthanpalli, in Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu. It is at about 10 km away from Seerkazhi and 3 km from Tiruvengadu. The principal deity of the temple is Lord Vishnu in the form of Thamaraiyaal kelvan. Facing the east, the deity is seen in standing position along with Goddess Thamarai Nayagi. There is a separate shrine for Parthan. The chief festival is the Tirumangaialwar Mangalasasana utsavam celebrated on the next day of new moon night, in the month of Thai (mid January - mid February).
Updated on 7th June, 2005
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