Ranganathaswamy Temple Srirangam
About Ranganathaswamy Temple
The Ranganthaswamy temple in the Karnataka state, India, is dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha (a manifestation of the god Vishnu) and is the first of the eight self –manifested shrines . It is one of the five important pilgrimage sites. This temple is also known as Thiruvaranga Tirupati, Periyakoil, Bhoologa Vaikundam, Bhogamandabam.
The deity is also known as.it was first consecrated in 984 A.D.
The tower over the entrance bears features which eyes are pleasing. Contributions were also made by theWodeyar kings of the Kingdom of Mysore towards building the temple. The temple has gopura and two large prakara around its perimeter. The roof of the mukhamantapa is decorated with a "garland" ("hara") of miniature decorative towers. In the sanctum, the image of Vishnu reclines on the coils of the snake Adisesha,.. There are other smaller shrines within the complex dedicated to Narasimha , Gopalakrishna, Srinivasa Hanuman, Garuda and the Alwar saints. This temple is of national importance. Jestabishekam, Pavithrothsavam,Sri Jayanthi, Oonjal and many other festivals are also celebrated with great pomp.
Tiruchirappalli is well connected with Road, Rail and Air Routes. “Rent a Car” facility is available from Trichy Railway Station / Bus Stand / Air Port. 24 / 7 Bus Services (Route No. 1) is available from Tiruchirappalli Railways Station / Central Bus Stop / Chatiram Bus Stop.
- Ranganathaswamy temple’s yatri niwas.
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Darshan= 9am to 12noon, 13:15 to 18, 18:45 to 21.