Thirumaaliruncholai


Kshetram Azhagar Koil.
Perumal (Lord) Azhagar, Kallazhagar, Malaeangarar, Mallirinjolai Nambi Posture: Standing Thirumugamandalam: East
Thayar(Lakshmi) *Sundaravalli (Sridevi).*
Pushkarni Noopura Ganga, Silambaru (River).
Sthala Vruksha Rushaba giri, Chandana Vruksham.
Vimanam Somasundara Vimanam
Pratyaksham Malaydhwaja Pandiyan, Dharma Devata.
Mangalasasan Bhoodhatazhwar (3), Peyazhwar (1), Nammazhwar (46), Periazhwar (34), Andal (11), and Tirumangai Azhwar (33). Total – 128 pasurams
Vishesh Both Moolavar and Uthsavar have Panchayuda(5 weapons). Uthsava moorthy is believed to made of solid gold. Entry to the temple is through the Big door on the north side as eighteen steps leading to the temple tower (guraded by karuppu devata) is not opened these days. Noopura Ganga falls is on the Silambaru river and is about 4 kms. from the temple. The hills surrounding the temple are called Vrishabadri as they look like Vrishaba and cow. During Trivikrama avathara part of the water used to wash the feet of Lord by Brahma passing through the Silambu (ornament worn by dancers on the legs – Gungroo) fell here and flowed , hence called Silambaru.
Route About 19 kms from the Madurai by road.
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