108 Divya Desams
Thirumaaliruncholai
Thirumaaliruncholai temple is situated about 12 miles from Madurai.

The Moolavar is Azhagar, Kallazhagar, Maalaangaarar, Maaliruncholai Nambi seen is standing posture facing east. The moolavar & utsavar are both seen with Pancha Ayudhams (5 weapons). The small falls - silambaaru (Noopura Gangai) is about 2 1/2 miles up the hill. It is said that Brahma poured water from his kamandalam to the Lord Vishnu's feet during his Trivikrama avatram. The drops that fell of his Silambu (a jewel that adorned the Lord's feet) formed the Silambaaru. This hill is formed in the shape of a rishabam & the adjoining hills in the form of cows & hence the name Vrishabaathri to this sthalam.

Thaayaar - Sundaravalli, Sridevi.

Theertham - Noopura Gangai, Silambu river.

Mangalasasanam:
Perialwar - 71, 258, 338-359, 453-462
Aandaal - 534, 587-596
Thirumangaialwar - 1022, 1114, 1329, 1573, 1634, 1760, 1765, 1818-1837, 1855, 1969, 2020, 2034, 2673 (74), 2674 (125)
Boodathalwar - 2227, 2229, 2235
Peyalwar - 2342
Nammalwar - 2886-2918, 3733-3744, 3749.

Total of 128 Paasurams.
108 Vaishnava Divya Desangal

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