Thiru Tetriambalam, Thiruvan purudothamam temple.  

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  1. Thiru Thetriambalam:

    This temple is one of Thirunangoore Divya Desam, in
    Thrirunangoore. This temple is one of 108 Divya Desam temples.

    Main deity is Ranganadhar on Adiseshan known as Chenganmal Perumal, in sleeping posture, with his head towards south. Sridevi is seen to head side, and Bhoodevi to leg side facing east.

    Thayar in this temple is known as Chengkamalavalli thayar, in a separate sanctum as we go around the main sanctum.
    Teertham is known as Soorya Teertham.

    Urchavar is known as Lakshmi Narayanar, with Sridevi and Bhoodevi in the main sanctum in front of the main deity. We see idols of Chakkratazwar, and Santhana Gopala Krishnan also in the main sanctum.

  2. Thiru Vanpurudothamam:

    This temple is one of Thirunangoore Divya Desa temple and one of 108 Divya Desam temple.

    The temple is about 5 kms from Seergazhi, in Thirunagari village.
    The temple is facing east with, maha mandapam, artha mandapam and main sanctum.

    Main deity is known as Purushothaman in standing posture with Sridevi and Bhoodevi.

    As we go around we see sanctum of Thayar known as Purushothama Nayaki.
    Teertham is known as Thiruparkadal here. Sthala vruksham is neem tree.

    Urchava Vigraham of Purushothaman, Purushothama Nayaki, Manavala Ma munigal, Nammazwar, Thiru mangai Azwar, Sita, Rama, and Lakshmana are seen in the temple.

    In the inner prakaram we see sanctum for Rama, Sita and Lakshmana. We see Nammazwar, Udayavar, and Hanuman in separate sanctums.

    Importance: This is the only Divya Desa temple, where Maha Vishnu is known as Purushothaman.

    Purana says Kumudas worshipped Lord Purushothaman here and attained Gyana. Upamanyu son of Vyagyapadhar, was given milk, by Purushothama Nayaki thayar of this place.

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