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108 Dhivya Desam - ThirunandipuraVinnagaram

Location : ThirunandipuraVinnagaram (Naadan Kovil)
Perumaal : Jagannathan, Naathanathan
Thaayaar : Shenbagavalli
Theertham : Nandi theertha Pushkarini

Paasuram : ThirumangaiAzhwar
Vimaanam : Mandaara Vimanam
Travel Base : Thanjavur

Description: This Dhivyadesam is located at Nandipura Vinnagaram near Korukkai, near Kumbhakonam. The name Nandipuram stems from the association with Nandivarama Pallavan, or alternatively from the legend where it is believed that Nandi performed penances in this village.

Deities: The Moolavar here is Jagannathan or Vinnagarapperumaal in a seated posture facing west, while Thaayaar here is Shenbagavalli.

The Temple: An image of Nandi is seen on one of the walls of the sanctum. It is believed that Perumaal who originally faced the east, turned westward to look at the spectacle of King Sibi, keeping his word to a dove who had filed a grievance to him - placing his entire weight on a balance to compensate for the injury suffered by the bird.