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108 Dhivya Desam - ThiruAadhanoor

Location : Thiru Aadhanoor near Swamimalai (Kumbakonam)
Perumaal : Aandalakkumaiyan
Thaayaar : Ranganayaki
Theertham : Surya Pushkarini

Paasuram : Thirumangai
Vimaanam : Pranava Vimanam
Travel Base : Thanjavur

Description: This Divyadesam is located at a distance of about 3km from Swamimalai near Kumbhakonam.

Deities: The Moolavar here is Aandalakkumaiyan (Aadanoorai Aandu Alakkum Aiyan) in a reclining posture, facing East. Taayaar here is Ranganayaki. The Vimanam and the Theertham as well as Taayaar bear the same names as in Srirangam. Also in the sanctum are images of Kamadhenu and Tirumangaialwar.

Legend has it that Kamadhenu worshipped Vishnu here.