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Ranganatha Perumal and Neervanan Perumal Temple, Thiruneermalai, Chennai suburb (ரங்கநாதப்   பெருமாள்) - (நீர்வண்ணப்   பெருமாள்)

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Location:

The Thiruneermalai Perumal Temple is located in Thiruneermalai, Chennai suburb, which is around 5 km from the Pallavaram bus stop on the Guindy-Tambaram route. Buses for Thiruneermalai are available from the back side of the Pallavaram bus stop on the Tamabaram-Guindy route side. Get down on the Pallavaram bus stop on the main road and go towards the back side of the bus stop from where bus routes such as 55A goes to Thiruneermalai.

Description:

There are two temples, one on the top of a hill and one on the base of the hill. The Thiruneermalai Perumal Temple on the top of the hill is dedicated to Sri Vishnu as Ranganatha Perumal. The temple at the foot of the hill is dedicated to Sri Vishnu as Neervanan Perumal.

A Divya Desam:


The Neervanan Perumal Temple at Thiruneermalai, Chennai suburb is one of the Divya Desams in Tamil Nadu. There are two temples in Thiruneermalai; one at the hill top dedicated to Sri Ranganathar, Sri Narasimhar and Sri Trivikrama; and the other at the hill base dedicated to Sri Neervanan Perumal (Sri Rama). It is said that sage Valmiki after worshipping the three forms of sri Vishnu at the hill top came down to the hill base and meditated on Sri Rama. Sri Vishnu gave darshan to sage Valmiki in the form of Sri Rama with Devi Lakshmi as Janaki, Adisesha as Lakshmana, conch and discus as Bharata and Satrughna, Viswaksena as Sugreeva and Garudan as Hanuman.

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