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Sri Rangam - Sri Ranganathar Temple


Sri Rangam (Thiru Varangam) - Situated in Trichy district near Trichy, Tamil Nadu. About 3/4 miles away from Sri Rangam railway station which is in between Vizhupuram - Trichy railway lane. Plenty of buses and lodging facilities are available.
Speciality of Sri Rangam
  1. All the 11 Alwars did Mangalasasanam here.

  2. This is the Avathara Sthalam (Birth Place) of Periya Nambigal (Guru of Sri Ramanujar), Bhattar Vadaku Thiruveethi Pillai, Pillai Lokachariyar.

  3. And this is the Paramapatha Sthalam of Kulasekara Alwar, Thondaradipodi Alwar, Soodikodutha Naachi Aandal, Thuluka Naachiyaar, Udayavar (Ramanujar), Thirupaan Alwar.
Moolavar:
The Moolavar of Sri Rangam is Sri Ranganathar. He is also called with other names like Periya Perumal, Nam Perumal, Azagiya Manavalan. Moolavar in Kidantha Kolam facing South direction. Prathyaksham (gave His special seva ) for Dharmavarma, Ravindharman, Chandiran and Vibeerhanan.
Thaayar: Sri Ranga Nayaki (Ranga Nayakiyaar).
Utsavar: Namperumal.
Sannadhis: Seperate sannadhis for Veli Aandal, Periyazhvar, Kanna Peruman, Manavala Mamunigal, Alwargal, Naathamunigal, Aalavanthaar, Thiruvaranga Perumalarayar, Amirtha Kalasa Garudan, Thondaradipodi Alwar, Thiru Paan Alwar, Chakkarathalwar, Sriranga Naachiyaar, Ul (inside) Andal, Mettu Azhagiyasingar, Vedantha Desikar, Periya Garudan, Nammazhwar and Dhanvanthari.
Pushkarani: Chandira Pushkarani, Cauveri, Kollidam, Vedacchurangam.
Vimanam: Pranavaakruthi Vimaanam. It took almost 7 and half years to build this huge vimanam (Gopuram). It is also called as "Raja Gopuram". This Raja Gopuram is 236 feet high with 13 Nilais (Partition) and 12 Kalasams at its top.
Sri Ranganathar, Moolavar
Sri Ranganathar,
Moolavar
Sri Ranganathar, Moolavar
Sri Ranganathar,
Moolavar
Sri Rangamannar along with Thaayar
Sri Rangamannar
along with Thaayar
Sri Rangam - Inner Pragharam
Sri Rangam
Inner Pragharam

Sri Ramanujar<br>Sannadhi
Sri Ramanujar
Sannadhi
Sri Rangam - Gopuram
Sri Rangam - Gopuram
Sri Rangam - Gopuram
Sri Rangam - Gopuram
Sri Rangam - Gopuram
Sri Rangam - Gopuram
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