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Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple

Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple is a highly revered shrine situated at Nagapattinam, in Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu. The temple enshrines Lord Vishnu as the presiding deity. The deity is also known as Soundaryaraja, Sundararajan and Azhagar.

The temple has a 70-ft high Rajagopuram, a four-pillared mandapam at the entrance, a Dwajasthambam and a Garuda Mandapam. Separate shrines for Alwars and Vaikunta Nathar are situated on the north and south side of the temple respectively. At the entrance of the Garbh Griha is the Jaggulu Naicker Mandapam, named after an official of the then Dutch rulers who ruled the Nagapattinam area.

Brahmotsavam celebrated in the Tamil month of Panguni attracts thousands of devotees from far and near.

Nagappattinam Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Updated on 5th September, 2005
District: Nagapattinam
Location: Nagapattinam    


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