Thirukoshtiyur


Kshetram Goshti Kshetram
Perumal (Lord) Moolavar – *Uragamellanayan* Posture: Bujanga Sayanam, Standing, Sitting, Walking and Dancing Posture Thirumugamandalam: East Uthsavar: Sowmya Narayanan Posture: Standing
Thayar(Lakshmi) *Tirumamagal Nacchiyar.*
Pushkarni Deva Pushkarni (Tiruparkadal – Ksheerabdi).
Vimanam Ashtanga Vimanam
Pratyaksham Indra, Kadambamuni.
Mangalasasan Bhoodhatazhwar(2), Peyazhwar(1), Tirumazhisai(1), Periazhwar(22), Tirumangai Azhwar(13) Total – 39 pasurams
Vishesh The temple is divided in 4 levels(Storeys). The first level has Uragamellanayan(Main) in Sayana Posture. In Dakshineswara Nrisimha, Uttareswara Nrisimha, Ksheerabdinathan,Stitha Narayanan Sannadhis, the Lord gives darshan in various postures of standing, sitting, sayana(lying), Walking and dancing signifying the various forms He takes to protect His devotees. Sayana Perumal is seen blessing Adisesha. In the second and third levels , the Lord is seen in standing and sitting postures. Bhagawat Ramanuja gave to Mankind the secret and sacred TIRUMANTRAM, the savior of all, against the wishes of his Guru to save the mankind from rebirth. The Ashtanga Vimanam was constructed by Vishwakarma and Mayan. The idols of Tirukottiyur Nambi and Bhagwat Ramanuja are installed in the temple. At the ground level, the Lord gives darshan as Natanakrishna. The place is called Goshtipuram as Devas assembled here as one unit(Goshti) Sri vaishnavas call this place as “Dwayam Vilaninda Tirupati” – the birth place of Dwayamantra.
Route About 11 kms from Tiruppattur on the Madurai Karaikkudi road. Also near Devakottai Rasta railway station.
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