Thirukkannapuram


Kshetram Krishnaranya Kshetram, Panchakrishna Kshetram, Sapta Punya Kshetram.
Perumal (Lord) Moolavar – *Neelamegha Perumal, Sourirajan* Posture: Standing Thirumugamandalam: East Uthsavar: Souriraja Perumal
Thayar(Lakshmi) *Kannapura Nayaki, Andal, Padmini*, *Sridevi, Bhudevi.*
Pushkarni Nitya Pushkarini.
Vimanam Utpalavadaga Vimanam.
Pratyaksham Kanva Muni, Garuda, Dandaga Maharishi.
Mangalasasan Peyazhwar (1), Nammazhwar (11), Andal (1), Kulasekara Azhwar (12) and Tirumangai Azhwar (104) Total – 128 pasurams.
Vishesh The Lord gives darshan with Varadahasta and also ready to use Discus(Prayoga Chakra). Andal is on one side and Padmavathi Thayar( Princess of Fisherfolks) whom the Lord Married is on right. Uthsava Murthy is seen receiving Kanyakadhan. The Kshetram is also called Srimad Ashaksha Kshetram as the Lord is omnipresent in each Akshara(letter). The Lord is having Prayoga Chakra as He destroys Veekadakshan and protects the Maharishis. The Lord displays the Kesa ( hair growth at His Tirumudi) to the King by honoring the words of the Archa and hence called Sourirajan. It is customary to offer Pongal at midnight called Muniyodara pongal to fulfill the wishes of the great devotee Mundarayar.
Route About 4 kms from Nannilam station near Nagapattinam.
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