ULAGALANDA PERUMAL TEMPLE(Vamana Temple), KANCHIPURAM
God: Ulagalanda Perumal
There are 3 Divya Desam’s inside this temple (Thiruneeragam,Thirukaragam and Thirukarvanam) apart from Vamana Murthy, as you go in Pradakshina marga. The deity of Vamana is about 35 feet height. The idol is in standing position facing west. His left leg is lifted high while his right leg rests on the head of Mahabali. Two fingers of left hand and one finger of right hand are shown as if he is saying two steps are completed and where is the place for third step.
ABOUT VAMANA AVATAR
|Entrance of Vamana Murthy Temple|
|VamanaMurthy in Kanchi Puram|
|Goopuram Of Vamana Murthy Temple|
It is believed that those who listen this Vamana Puranam will have the blessings of Lakshmi Devi and any mistakes done during Pitrukaryam will be removed .
Vamana Murthy here is made of Lime. So Abishekam is not performed. Sometimes some specially made paste is applied to the Murthy, so that it is not damaged and retains its glow. Adishesha prayed Lord Vishnu to be there in Trivikrama rupa, so it is called as ULAGALANDA PERUMAL TEMPLE. In Tamil it is called as”URAGAM”. Uragam means Snake. There is a special place for Adishesha and pooja’s are also done. You can find this on your left while going near to the main deity.
For the blessing of rahu, for Sarpadosha Nivarana and for marriage devotees perform poojas to Adishesha in this temple. THIRUMANJANAM, CHANDANA ALANKARAM, AND PONGALI NEVADANA ARE DONE IN THIS TEMPLE.
For Thirumanjanam you need a prior booking (APPROX before 3 TO 4 months). For Pongali Nivedana you need to tell them one day before. It costs around 250Rs. Devasthanam will only arrange Pongali and it is kept at Adishesha and given to you as prasadam. Call temple for further details.