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Thiru Devanaar Thogai
Sri Deiva Nayaga Perumal Temple

Devanaar Thogai-Sri Deiva Nayaga Perumal Temple

This temple is in the village of Keezhchalai 4 Kms from Thiru Nangur and called as Thiru Devanar Thogai .It's about 4 miles (6 kms) away from Seerkazhi. It is one among the eleven divyadesams of Thirunangur Tirupathis.

As with the other temples in Thiru Nangur, the same legend that says that Vishnu took eleven forms as requeusted by Lord Shiva and have been blessing the devotees.

Seven temples of Thirunangur, Thiru Arimeya Vinnagaram,Thiru Vanpurushotaman,Vaikuntha Vinnagaram,Thiru Thetriyambalam,Thiru Thevanar Thiruthogai,Thiru Manikoodam, Thiru Kavalampadi are adminstered under one adheenam and has direct patronage by Sri Sri Maharanyam Muralidhara Swamigal.

The Thirumangai Azhwar Mangalasasana Utsavam celebrated annually during the day next of Thai Amavasai (New moon day in mid January) is the major festival called Garuda seva during which the utsavars (festival images) of the eleven Thirunangur Tirupathis are brought on mount designed like Garuda, called Garuda Vahana, and all the eleven utsavars culminate at this place.

Inside the temple

Moolavar of this sthalam is  Sri DeivaNayagan in the Nindra thirukkolam (Standing posture) facing east.

Prathyaksham for Vasishtar.

Thayaar in this sthalam is Kadalmagal Nachiyaar.

Pushkarani(holy tank) of this place is Sobana pushkarani, Devasabha pushkarani.

Mangalasasanams The temple is revered by the verses of Tirumangai azhwar

Temple location It is situated 4 kms from Thiru Nangur, a village accessible via Sirkazhi or Mayavaram.Buses from Sirkali to Thiruvenkaadu goes via Thiruvali where you can alight and it is around 2 kms from here.

Temple Timings It is normally open from 7 am – 10 am and 5pm-7 pm. As at writing of this, there is only one archakar incharge of three temples, plan your visit accordingly.

How to reach?

It is situated around 10 kms from Sirkazhi. There are buses from Mayavaram/ Sirkazhi that goes past this place and have to get down at Thiruvaali. If you drive your car it is 20 kms from Mayavaram and 10 kms from Sirkazhi.

Where to Stay?There are no hotels in Kizhchaalai. Mayavaram or Sirkazhi is the place to stay
Where to Eat?There are no big restaurants here. You can reach Mayavaram or Sirkazhi town for lunch / dinner.
Contact Kannan Bhatachariyaar, 9489256509, 0435-2430564
Useful data
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Mayavaram
Famous for: Pilgrimage
Languages: English,Tamil
Best Season: Throughout the year. Summer( from May to July) could be very hot and dry when the mercury shoots to 40 degree celsius.
Weather: Summer 33-42°C, Winter 16-28°C
Altitude: Sea level


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