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108 Dhivya Desam - KaazhicheeraamaVinnagaram

Location: Sirkazhi
Perumaal: Trivikraman
Thaayaar: Lokanayaki
Theertham:Shankhapushkarini
Paasuram :ThirumangaiAzhwar
Vimaanam:Pushkalavarta Vimanam
Travel Base:Chidambaram

Description: This Dhivyadesam is located in the town of Sirkazhi known for its  Shivastalam - a vast temple complex enshrining Bhramapureeswarar, Toniappar and Sattainathar. Sirkazhi is also the birthplace of the Saivite saint Thirugnanasambandar. Kaazhicheeraamavinnagaram is also known as Pataleekavanam, Uttamakshetram.

 

The Temple: This East facing temple  has two prakarams and a 3 tiered rajagopuram. There are slso shrines to Ganesha, Andal, Rama, Krishna and the Azhwars.

 

Legend: Legend has it that Perumaal blessed Romesa muni with a vision of Trivikrama with his left foot raised in the gesture of dominating the three worlds.

 

Deities:  The Moolavar here is Thrivikraman - in the gesture of dominating the three worlds - facing East; Thaayaar here is Lokanayaki. The Utsavars are Trivikrama Narayanan and Mattavizhkuzhali. The other Dhivya Desams enshrining Trivikrama are Thiru Oorakam (Kanchipuram), Thirukkoviloor and Thiruneermalai.