is a Hayagriva Sannadhi at Aaushadagiri hillock where Swami Desika
worshipped Garuda and Hayagriva. Lord Hayagriva appeared and blessed
Swami Desika. There is a Sannadhi for Swami Desika in the temple.
The Theerthavari and Malai uthsavam during purattasai (Sept - Oct)
are important festivals. As this sthala was conceived and constructed
by Adisesha, the place is called Tiru Aheendrapuram. Garuda and
Adisesha brought the Vraja (Garudanadhi) and Patala Ganga (Sesha)
Theerthams for the Lord and are used for Abhishek and for making
Thaayaar - Hemaambujavalli Thaayaar (Vaikunda Nayagi)
Theertham - Garudanadhi, Chandra Theertham, Sesha Theertham
|Thirumangaialwar - 1148-1157
Total of 10 Paasurams.
||Deiva Nayagan, Vaigunda Nayagi
|| Garuda Nadhi
|Direction and Posture
||Standing and East-faced.
The ksetra is located on the banks of the
There is also a sanctum sanctorum for Lord
One can see a lotus in the hands of the Utsavar,
eyes over the forehead, 'jada'(long hair) over the head and
the usual shanku and the chakra.
These are considered to be the symbols for
The temple is accessible from Thiruppappuliyur
station(about 3 miles westward). The town has a good frequency
|Access to the temple
Bus facility available from Trichy. This is
on the way from Trichy to Thuraiyur.
The Moolavar of
this sthalam is Deyva Nayagan Perumal. Moolavar in standing position
facing his thirumugham,towards,East,direction.Prathyaksham for Chandran
|How to Get There.
This Divyadesam is one of the main sthalam in Nadu Naattu Divyadesam.
The temple is situated about 5 Kms away from Cuddalore in South
Arcot District,Tamil Nadu. This temple is located underneath a
small mountain (Malai Adivaram). 3 miles away from Tirupathirippuliyoor
railway station which is in between Chennai - Trichy railway lane.
Bus facility is also available.