Srirangam


Perumal (Lord)*Moolavar – Sri Ranganathan* (Peria Perumal, Namperumal, Azagia Manavalan Bujanga Sayanam), Posture: Adhisesha sayanam Thirumugamandalam: South. Uthsavar: *Namperumal*
Thayar(Lakshmi)*Sri Ranganayaki* (Sri Ranga Naachiyar)
PushkarniChandra Pushkarani, Cauvery, Kollidum & Vedashringam Rivers.
VimanamPranava Akruti.
Sthala VrukshaPunnai.
PratyakshamDharma-varma, Ravidharman, Chandra and Vibhishana.
MangalasasanPoigai Azhwar (1), Boodathazhwar (4), Peyazhwar (2), Tirumazhisai Azhwar (14), Nammazhwar (12) ( Tiruvaimozhi – 7.2.8), Periazhwar(35),Andal (10), Kulasekara Azhwar (31) , Tondaradipodi Azhwar (55) ( Tirumalai -2) Tirumangai Azhwar (73), Tirupannazhwar(10) Total – 247 pasurams.
VisheshA beautiful islet between Cauvery and Kollidam rivers. The Lord is facing south to protect Sri Lanka and Vibhishanazhwar to this day as promised. The Gopuram on the southern side is the tallest tower in India. Avathara Sthala of great Acaryas viz Bhattar, Peria Nambi, Pillai Lokacharya, Vadukkuthiruveedhi Pillai. Araiyar Seva- musical rendering of Divya Prabanda as enunciated by Srimad Nadamunigal is very famous. The title of Kavitarkika Simham and Sarvatantra Swatantra was given by Sri Ranganatha and Sri Ranganayaki to Swami Vedantha Desika. Sri Ranganatha deems Sri Manavala Mamunigal as His Acharya and the Thaniyan “Sri Sailesha Dayapatra…..” was composed by him assuming the form of a disciple, after listening to the Thiruvoymozhi discourse. It is customary to have the darshan of the vimanam and the golden idol of Paravasudeva. A Sannidhi for Sri Danvantri Bhaghwan situated north of Paramapadavasal is a unique feature of this Kshetra.
RouteAbout a km from Srirangam station on the Trichy – Madras route and about 8kms from Trichy Station by road.