Vaikunta Perumal Temple
Vaikunta Perumal Temple
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unni1961
Bengaluru, India195 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
This major temple of Kanchipurum is around 1 KM from Bus stand
Very old temple with sculptures made of sand stone
can be protected from harsh rain and sun under the guidance of archeological dept to preserve for our future generations
Written 24 November 2022
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Jalaramaaih V
Bengaluru, India295 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
The temple is surrounded by corridor with pillars. There are many beautiful attractive sculptures. The main deity is in sleeping form
Written 19 February 2020
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AURELIO L
ANDRIA ITALY1,108 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
this town is so so rich of so beatifull temples,remember that they are tmples not museums,so remember that you have to be respectfull and properly dressed
Written 19 January 2020
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biswald
Cuttack, India80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Kanchipuram is a place for people who love temples n r religious.It is a place for Hindus.Late Sri Sankaracharyajee breathed his last in Kanchipuram. I stayed in hotel SSK GRAND.Even though it is a little costly,but services were very good.The restaurant near the hotel is one of the best.People who love eating can find this place to be the best.I visited almost all the temples n had a nice time.People interested in the place can ask questions which I would love to answer. I am a retired professor n had gone with my wife.
Written 18 November 2019
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13arvinds
Chennai (Madras), India81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018
: One of the oldest temples (i.e. the structure) in Kanchipuram, with a small open walking space around the temple. In many respects it is similar to the Kailashnathar temple, with a narrow corridor for perambulating around the temple and lots of beautiful carvings and sculptures all around. However, it is also a bit different in that there is a hall type structure with pillars in front and there is also a raised platform (effectively a corridor at a higher level) running alongside (on the outer side of) the corridor for perambulating. There are pillars on the inner side of the platform and on the other side is the wall which also seemed to be covered with carvings.
Written 24 September 2019
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Mukund R
Mysuru (Mysore), India377 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Family
Shrine has 2 residing god's. One is the sanctum you see when you enter for Ulagalandha Perumal. Another one you have to access from behind, above the earlier shrine is Ranganatha Perumal in Sayanakolam.
Written 20 July 2019
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RAMAKRISHNAN K
Coimbatore, India414 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
A presiding deity is Vishnu I’m sitting posture as well as standing and as sleeping postures

The place is one of the for oldest temple about 1500 year old ..where Pallava dynasty ruled

The Praaram is wonderful and such a constructions in those days tells lot about tamil people’s knowledge and culture

Written 11 May 2019
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Karthik R
Chennai (Madras), India7,698 contributions
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Mar 2019 • Friends
Temple Name : Sri Vaikunta Perumal temple (Divya Desam)
Deity : Lord Vaikunta Perumal - Lord Vishnu in 3 postures
About : This is one of the 108 Divya Desam Temples.This is a must visit temple is Kanchipuram for being a Divya Desam temple and for beautiful architecture. The temple depicts Lord Vishnu in three postures - standing, sitting and reclining postures. The temple dates back to 6th century.
Timing : 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 4 PM to 8 PM.
Parking : Parking area outside the temple.
Additional Info: The temple is 500m from Chitragupta Temple. The temple has beautiful sculptures on the walls and pillars. One gets to see Lord Vishnu in 3 different levels inside the temple. The temple is also an ASI site.
Written 24 March 2019
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KRAMA200
Seattle, WA1,180 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
This is yet another Divya Desam and one of the 106 DivyaDesams in India and one of Fifteen in Kanchipuram.

. This is called Vaikunta Natha perumal temple.

The moolavar is Vaikunta Nathan and the Thayar Vaikuntavalli. The Theertham is Iyramada Theertham and the Vimanam Mukunda Vimanam.

The legend has it that the Dwarapalakas of vaikuntam were reborn as Pallava and Villava and they performed Ashwamedha yagna at this shrine and the Lord gave them darsan as Paramapada Nathan. The Vimanam in this temple has three tiers. In the first tier the Lord gives darsan in the sitting posture, in the middle tier as Ranganatha in the reclining posture, with Sri Devi and Bhoodevi, and in the top tier He is in the standing posture.
A magnificent Temple and also divine. Feel Proud that our ancestors could build temples of such intricacy.
Written 16 January 2019
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poornima r
Tiruchirappalli, India243 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
Vaikunta permual temple
The temple is said to be built by pallavas 3500 years ago. It may be even more. Its an unesco heritage site. The latest advancement in science and technology has still not reached the level of our pre existing knowledge on art and architecture. Hence the whole department is unable to even repair the existing structure.leave alone to replicate one. The whole temple is filled with murals depicting scenes fom Ramayana and mahabharatha. They are made of sand. It is still not known what substance was added to glue them together to make them into such beautiful sculpture, hence unable to undertake any repair work of damages caused by erosion.
It is an important divya desam where lord Vishnu can be seen in all 3 postures ( sitting, standing and lying) in three different floors of the temple.
Kind nandhi varman II had no heir to his thone and prayed to lord shiva for the same. He was blessed with 2 sons who were dwarapalagas of lord Vishnu. (pallavan and villalan). They were such an ardent devotee of lord Vishnu that lord Vishnu himself coached them on all skills and art. Hence seen in standing posture teaching warfare techniques, sitting posture teaching theory and lying posture depicting guru relaxing and pallavan did all the service to him as his student like fanning etc. Devotees normally get to do the darshan of only the sitting posture of the perumal. Floor 1 is open only on ekadhashis between 8.00 am to 12.00 noon) and 2nd floor is not open even for priests due to damage caused by lightenening in the yr 1963. It is said that the basement is just 1.5 feet high. When we cannot build a 2 storey house with this support its intriguing how they built this colossal 3 storey temple.
Written 29 December 2018
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