Tirunagari is one of the most important and well known Divya Desams.
It is the avatara sthalam of Nammazhwar,home of Perumal Adipiraan(Adinathar)
about whom Nammazhwar sung "Ninra Adipiraan nIrka Marraith
dheivam naadudhire" meaning "when Adipiraan is standing
here why do you have to think of other Gods". This is also
a Pancha Kshetram (Adi kshetram, Danta Kshetram, Varaha Kshetram,
Sesha Kshetram and Sangara Kshetram). The Lord's feet are buried
underground. Indra was cured of a curse after praying here.There
is a sannidhi for Varaha perumal Ganapiraan. This place is very
famous for the Nammazhwar Brahmotsavam and Garuda Sevai.
The Main temple (Adinathar Temple) has a large
courtyard and a big tower. Perumal Adipiraan is in Ninra Tirukolam
Facing East. There is also a Vigraham of Nammazhwar here which
is a bronze image ( a self manifested vigraham) "Tan Uganda
Meni". The Sthalavriksham (also known as Thirupuliazhwar)
where Nammazhwar meditated for 16 years before his meeting with
Madurakavi Azhwar is on the left side of the temple.
Thaayaar - Aadinathavalli, Kurugurvalli.
Theertham - Brahma Theertham, Tamirabarani river.