What is special about Srirangam temple?

What is special about Srirangam temple?

Srirangam is the foremost of the eight self-manifested shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Lord Vishnu . It is also considered the first and the most important of the 108 main Vishnu temples (Divyadesams). This temple is also known as Thiruvaranga Tirupati, Periyakoil, Bhoologa Vaikundam, Bhogamandabam.

Who constructed Srirangam temple?

The Temple was first Built by Dharma varma chola Then, Later Kaveri river flood destroyed the temple vimanam and later the Early Cholas King Killivalavan Rebuilt the temple complex present today.

Is Srirangam temple open now?

Srirangam temple is open from 6 am to 9 pm, with the doors of the inner sanctum being closed during three periods of the day, namely 7:15 am to 9 am, 12 pm to 1:15 pm, and 6 pm to 6:45 pm.

How many years old is Srirangam temple?

It is a very old temple. More than 1100 years old. Amazingly beautiful Lord Vishnu statue, nice architecture.

When Srirangam Temple was built?

One of the finest is the Hall of 1000 pillars (actually 953), an example of a planned theatre-like structure. Made of granite, it was constructed during the Vijayanagaraperiod (1336–1565).

What is the story of Srirangam?

Srirangam is a very popular temple town in South India located in Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu. The presiding deity is Sri Ranganathaswamy, a form of Vishnu. The town is as famous for its temple as it is for the poetry, literature, music and legends that it has inspired.

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Is camera allowed in Srirangam temple?

Cameras are allowed inside temple. There is fees for few places like special queue for God Vishnu, view point etc. Its a must visit place.

Why is Vishnu called Ranganathan?

His name in Sanskrit means “leader of the place of assembly”, coined from two Sanskrit words ranga (place) and natha (Lord or leader).

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