Nava Thirupathi Temple No.7 Perunkulam (Thirukkulandai)

Holy Water:          Perungula Theertham
Vimanam :      Ananda Nilaya Vimanam
Planet :      Saturn (Sani)
Mother :     Kamalavalli Thayar, Kuzhandhaivalli Thayar
Procession Deity :      Mayakoothar
Presiding Deity:      Venkata Vanan in a standing posture facing east
District : Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)


nava-thirupathi-7-perunkulam-thirukkulandai-aOf the 108 vaishnava temples, devotionally celebrated as Divya Desas, there are 9 temples known as Nava Thirupathy linked with 9 planets.

They are:

1. Sri Vaikuntam – Sun – Surya

2. Varagunamangai – Moon – Chandra

3. Thirukkolur – Mars – Angaraka

4. Thirupuliankudi – Mercury – Budha

5. Azhwar Tirunagari – Jupiter – Guru

6. Thentirupperai – Venus – Sukra

7. Perunkulam – Saturn – Sani

8. Tholavil Mangalam – Dragon’s head &- Rahu & Kethu

(Twin Temples) Dragon’s tail

Nava Thirupathy Vaishnava temples are situated both in Chola and Pandia Regions. There are no separate shrines for the Navagrahas (9 planets) in these temples as the presiding deity is a graha (planet) himself in the respective temples. Devotees throng these temples for relief from the adverse effects of the planets in their own individual life and also for the welfare of the members of the entire family.

It is difficult to cover all the temples at a single stretch traveling by bus. It is time consuming, expensive and monotonous. Hiring a cab would be comfortable and easier.

nava-thirupathi-7-perunkulam-thirukkulandai-topIn Chennai, the Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation runs a bus on the first and third fridays of each month covering all the Nava Thirupathy temples. The bus returns back the following Wednesday. Including lodging, the department charges Rs.1,100/= per head.



Perungulam is 6 miles from Thiruppuliankudi and 42 kms. from Tirunelveli. Lodges are available in Tirunelveli and Tiruchendur and the charges range from Rs.100 to Rs.400. Buses are available from Tiruchendur and Tirunelveli. Nearest railway stations are Tiruchendur and Tirunelveli. Nearest airports are Trivandrum and Madurai.


Kamalavathi, born to a Brahmin named Vedhacharan, performed penance to marry the Lord and succeeded in it. The place is also known as Balika Vanam. According to another story, the Lord fought with a demon called Ashmasaran and danced on his body and hence assumed the name Maya Koothan. Garuda is also near the procession deity.

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Nava Thirupathy Temple Thenthirupperai

Holy Water:            Sukra Pushkarani Vimanam : Bhadra Vimanam Planet :     Venus