Tirukkottiyur, one of the
108 Divya Desams
in India, is 10 km from Tirupattur
and 50 km east of Madurai
. It is famed for the Uragamellanaiyaan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu
. This place is also the hometown of Tirukkottiyur Nambi, one of Ramanuja’s five gurus.
The nearest railway station is at Jolarpettai, which is 8 km from Tirupattur.