|108 Divya Desams|
Thirukkurungudi temple can be reached
via Tirunelveli - Naanguneri - Kalakkaadu.
The Moolavar is Nindra Nambi (Kurungudi
nambi, Irundha Nambi, Varuga Nambi, Vaishnava Nambi, Tirupaarkadal Nambi,
Malaimel Nambi) seen in standing posture facing east. In between
the Nindra Nambi and Kidandha Nambi sannadhi there are sannadhis for Lord
Siva and Bairavar. The Irundha nambi Perumal is known by the naamam
Vaigundha Naathan.There is a sannadhi for Sri Manavaala Maamuni. About
3 furlong from Tirupaarkadal kulam, there is a sannadhi for Tirupaarkadal
Nambi. On a hill about 6 1/2 miles, there is a sanndahi for Malaimel
Nambi. Kaisika Natakam is performed every year on Kaisiaka Ekaadasi.
The story of Nambaaduvan, a devotee who was asked by a rakshasan to give
him the fruits of his punyam is enacted.
Thaayaar - Kurungudivalli Naachiyaar.
Theertham - Tirupaarkadal, Panchaturai,
Perialwar - 71
Thirumazhisaialwar - 813
Thirumangaialwar - 1005, 1399, 1470,
1788-1807, 2065, 2674 (114)
Nammalwar - 2782, 2986, 3161-3171.
Total of 40 Paasurams