Srivilliputhur

Srivilliputhur





















Sri Andal is a great vasishnavite sanities and her pasurams are as popular in Tamil Nadu as "Meera bai's Devotional Songs are in the the north.It is located 74 kms.away from Madurai and 45 kms.away from Virudunagar.Andal like a seetha,is presumed to be not born out of mother's wormb (Ayani Sambhava).

She left her mortal body and merged with Lord Renganatha,When she was 14 year old every Vaishnavite temple in south has a Sanctum dedicated to sir Andal.This temple is also dedicated to lord Vishnu Known as Vadapathrasayee.He was a principal deity of Srivilliputhur,before Andal was born.The temple belongs to the 18th century A.D.testified by the inscription in it.Thirumalai Nayak of Madurai and his sister have made intensive addition to the temple. the Characteristic feature of the temple.192 feet height tower which has 12 storeys.The massive wooden car which is several centuries old, has 9 huge wheels.


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