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Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple ,Pudukkottai

From: Srinivasan Rangaswamy (
Date: Sat May 12 2001 - 09:04:05 PDT

This mail is intended for those devotees and other
well wishers of Sri Varadaraja Perumal in
Pudukkottai(the former princely state of
Pudukkottai,about 50 Kms from Trichy).For information
as per studies done this is a 13th century
Temple,patronised at that time by Pandya
kings.Improvements at a cost of Rs. 20 lakhs has been
carried out recently,through donations received from
local people.They are
    1. 3 tier Rajagopuram in the front,
    2. A new separate Thaayaar Sannathi,with vigrahams
for moolavar and uthsavar
    3. A separate sannathi for Sri Chakrathazhwar
    4. Renovation of other sannathis Perumal Vimanam
This temple is as per vaikanasa aagamam and vadakalai
munithrya sampradayam.Swamy Desikan, Sri Bhashyakarar
and other alwars adorn the sannathi.
    Vigraha Prathishtai and Maha Samprokshanam for
this temple is now planned to take place on 1st June
2001.Yaagasaala works will commence 4 days prior to
that.Total expences is estimated to be in the range of
Rs. 5 lakhs.This has to be met only through public
donations.We are approaching the  devotees spread
worldwide,to participate in this auspicious eventand
obtain the blessigs of Sri Varadaraja.
Srirangam Srimath Andavan Swamigal and Jeer swamy of
Sri Ahobila Mutt have blessed already for the
successful completion of this big event.Those,who
would like to contribute may send an e mail to the
undersigned,informing the preferable  mode of payment.
All the devotees are welcome to visit the temple
during this event.For information Tirumayam Divyadesam
Sri Sathyamurthy Perumal is about 10 Kms. from this
Sri Paduka Vihara Bhavanam,
Plot No. 1557,17th main Road,
Anna Nagar West, 
Chennai 600040
Phone (044)6268079
e mail    

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