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Azhwar Thirunagari
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Azhwar Tirunagari Divya Desam

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Azhwar Tirunagari

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Alwar Thirunagari

Graham: Guru
 
Azhwar 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).

Azhwar Tirunagari Railway station is on the Tirunelveli-Thiruchendur railway line. All the passenger trains on this line stop at Azhwar Tirunagari. The Temple is situated about a mile from the Railway station. Buses from Tirunelveli are also available. Facilities for Boarding and Lodging are available and one can conveniently visit the Nava Tirupathis from here.

Temple timing: 7am-12noon and 5pm-8pm
Contact: Appu Sadagopachari 04639 273984

 

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.

Sri Adinathar Thirukovil

PERUMAL (Lord): Adipiraan, Polindha Ninrapiraan

THAYAR (Lakshmi): Kurugoorvalli, Adinathavalli

STHALAVRIKSHAM: Tirupuliazhwar, Tamarind tree

VIMANAM: Govinda Vimanam

PRATYAKSHAM: Brahma, Madurakavi azhwar, Nammazhwar

STALA PURANA (History of Divya Desam):

This is a svayambhu 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.

MANGALASASANAM: Nammazhwar 11 Pasurams:

onRunN dhEvu mulagum
uyirum maRRum yaadhumillaa
anRu, naanmugan dhannodu
dhEva rulagO duyir_padaiththaan,
kunRam pOlmaNi maadam
needu thirukkuru gooradhanuL,
ninRa aadhippi raan_niRka
maRRaith dheyvam naadudhirE. (2) 4.10.1

naadi neerva Nangum
dheyvamum ummaiyu munpadaiththaan,
veedil seerppuga zhaadhippi
raanavan mEvi yuRaikOyil,
maada maaLigai soozhnthazha
gaaya thirukkuru gooradhanaip,
paadi yaadip paravich
selmiNngaL pallula geer!paranthE. 4.10.2

parantha dheyvamum pallula
gumpadaith thanRuda NnEvizhungik,
karanthu mizhnthu kadanthi
danthathu kandum theLiyagilleer,
siranga Laal_a mararva
Nangum thirukkuru gooradhanuL,
paraNnthiRa manRip pallulageer!
dheyvam maRRillai pEsuminE! (4.10.3)

pEsa ninRa sivanuk
kumbira man_dhanak kumpiRarkkum
naaya ganava NnE,ka
baalanNan mOkkaththuk kandukoLmin,
dhEsa maamadhiL soozhnthazha
kaaya thirukkuru gooradhanuL,
eesan paalOr avamba
Raithalen Nnaavathi lingiyarkkE? (4.10.4)

ilingath thitta puraaNath
theerum samaNarum saakkiyarum
valinthu vaadhusey veergaLum
maRRunNunN dheyvamu maaginNinRaan
malinthu sen^_nel kavari
veesum thirukkuru gooradhanuL,
polinthu ninRapi raan_kandee
ronRum poyyillai pORRuminE. (2) (4.10.5)

pORRi maRROr dheyvam
pENap puRaththittu ummaiyinnE
thERRi vaiththathel leerum
veedu peRRaalula gillaiyenRE,
sERRil sen^_nel kamalam
Ongu thirukkuru gooradhanuL,
aaRRa vallavan maayam
kandeeradhu aRinthaRinN thOduminE. (4.10.6)

Odi yOdip palpiRappum piRanthumaR ROrdheyvam,
paadi yaadip paNinthupalpadikaal vazhiyE Rikkandeer,
koodi vaanava rEththaninRa thirukkuru gooradhanuL,
aadu putkodi yaadhi moorththik kadimai puguvathuvE. (4.10.7)

pukku adimaiyinaal thannaik kanda
maarkkandEyan avanai
nakkapiraanum anRu uyakkondadhu
naaraayaNan aruLE
kokku alar thadam thaazhai vElith
thirukkurugoor adhanuL
mikka aadhippiraan niRka maRRaith
theyvam viLambudhirE

viLambum aaRu samaya
mum_a vai yaagiyum maRRumthanpaal,
aLanthu kaandaR kariya
Nnaagiya aadhippi raanamarum,
vaLangoL thaNbaNai soozhnthazha
kaaya thirukkuru gooradhanai,
uLangoL NYaanaththu vaimmin
ummai uyyakkondu pOguRilE. (4.10.8)

viLambum aaRu samaya
mum_a vai yaagiyum maRRumthanpaal,
uRuva thaava theththEvum
evvulaga gangaLum maRRumthanpaal,
maRuvil moorththiyO doththith
thanaiyum ninRavaN NamnNiRkavE,
seRuvil sen^_nel karumbo
dOngu thirukkuru gooradhanuL
kuRiya maaNuru vaagiya
neeLkudak kooththanuk kaatseyvadhE. (4.10.8)

uRuva thaava theththEvum
evvulaga gangaLum maRRumthanpaal,
maRuvil moorththiyO doththith
thanaiyum ninRavaN NamnNiRkavE,
seRuvil sen^_nel karumbo
dOngu thirukkuru gooradhanuL
kuRiya maaNuru vaagiya
neeLkudak kooththanuk kaatseyvadhE. (4.10.9)

aatseydha thaazhippi raanaich
chErnthavan vaNkuru goornNagaraan
naatka mazhmagizh maalai
maarbinan maaRan sadagOban,
vEtkai yaalsonna paadal
aayirath thuLippath thumvallaar,
meetchi yinRi vaigundha
maanNagar maRRathu kaiyad

 
 

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