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108 Divya Desams

Thiruchirivaramangai temple is situated near Thirukurungudi.

The Moolavar is Thothaatrinathan seen in seated posture facing east. The utsavar is Deivanayagan. The oil that is used for abhishekam daily is poured into a well (25'x15') in the temple. This oil is said to cure devotees of all diseases.

The king of Sindhu had taken the form of a dog due to the curse of Kusaasana maharishi. On bathing in the Chaetru -thaamarai Theertham he regained his original form.

When Lord Vishnu vanquished the asuras Madhu Kaidabhar, Boomi Devi felt she had become unclean & prayed to the Lord to purify her. The Lord blessed & purified Boomi Devi. There is an idol of Lord Vishnu seated along with Sridevi & Boodevi on the Srivaigunda vimaanam.

Urvasi & Tilottamai did penance at this sthalam & pleased the Lord by their bakthi. There are idols of the two maidens with venn saamaram on either side of the Lord.

Thaayaar - Chirivaramangai Thaayaar, Ubhaya Naachiaar on either side.

Theertham - Indra Theertham, Chaetru-thaamarai Theertham.

Nammalwar: 3183-3193

Total of 11 Paasurams