History of the Temple
History of Town
In this place, a Kadambha Maharishi had a big Ashram, where lots of vedas and spiritual teachings are taught and the rishis and the people around the Ashram lived in peace. At that time, an Asuran by named “Hiranyan” gave lots of problems to rishis, devas and all the other people and all of them wanted to find a safest place.
History of Ramanujar:
1.Ramanujar Birth: Sriperumbudur is a small village around fifty kilometers from chennai. Around thousand years ago, there lived a couple named Asuri Kesavacarya and his wife Kanthimathi. Asuri Kesavacharya was very religious and used to do lot of poojas to God Sriman Naryana. This couple were leading a very happy and peaceful life.
Speciality of temple:
It is one of the 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu, revered by the Tamil hymns of Alwars.The temple enshrines Sowmya Narayana Perumal as the presiding deity along with his divine consort Thirumagal Nachiyar. The temple has a Santhana Krishnan idol in the main sanctum sanctorum. A popular belief among the devotees is that if any woman worships the Lord with a villaku (lamp)