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Srimathey Nigamandha Desikacharyaya Nama:
Sri Vishnuchitha Kula Nandana Kalpavallim
Sri Rangaraja Hari Chandana Yoga Drushyam
Sakshath Kshamam Karunaya Kamalami Vanyam
Goda Ananyasarana: Saranam Prapadhye
Thiruvadipuram is the birth star of Sri Andal, an incarnation of Sri Boodevi Nachiyar. Andal was born in Thiruvilliputhur (Shembakaranya Kshetram) in Madurai, it is situated in Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu. This is one of 108 Divya Desam of Lord Vishnu. Significance is that, this is the birth place of Sri Periyalwar and Sri Andal (Godha). Periyalwar (Vishnuchithar) was born in 9th Century – Aani Month – with the birth star Swathi and was an incarnation of Lord Vishnu’s celestial vehicle – Garuda - Nithyasuri.
The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Vatapathra Sayee – in His reclining posture with His consorts Sridevi and Boodevi Nachiyars. Sage Brigu and Sage Markandeya also presents on the Head and Feet of the Lord respectively. At the time of deluge (Pralaya) Lord Vishnu undergoes Yoganidra on a Banyan tree leaf. Thus the Lord Vishnu came to known as ‘Vatapatra Sayee’.
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