108 Divya Desam Temples

Divyadesam Temples are the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Tamil Azhvars (saints).

Updated: April 19, 2019

Divyadesam Temples are the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Tamil Azhvars (saints). 'Divya' literally means 'premium' and 'Desam' indicates 'place' (temple). 105 Vishnu temple are in India out of 108, one is in Nepal, and last two are Thirupalkaddal and Paramapadam. Tirupalkaddal is the ocean of milk and Paramapadam is the Srivaikuntam where lord Narayana presides. While most Divyadesams follow Thenkalai mode of worship, some follow Vadakalai too.
The idols of Lord Vishnu in these Divyadesams can be found in 3 positions. The positions could be sleeping, sitting or standing.

  • Sleeping Position of Lord Vishnu is called as Kidantha Thirukkolam. There are 27 Divya desams in this position.
  • Sitting Position of Lord Vishnu is called as Veetrirundha Thirukkolam. There are 21 Divya desams in this position.
  • Standing Position of Lord Vishnu is called as Nindra Thirukkolam. There are 60 Divya desams in this position.

Lord Vishnu can be seen facing one of the four directions: east, north, south and west in these 108 Divyadesams. Based on this there are 79 Divya desams towards East direction, 19 Divya desams towards West direction, 3 towards North direction and 7 Divya desams Divya desams towards South direction.

List of 108 Divya Desam Temples:

The list of 108 Divya Desam Temples is given below with its location:

North India and Andhra Pradesh:

  •     Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Andhra Pradesh
  •     Ahobilam in Andhra Pradesh
  •     Naimisaranya in Uttar Pradesh
  •     Mathura in Uttar Pradesh
  •     Gokul in Uttar Pradesh
  •     Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh
  •     Raghunathji Temple in Uttarakhand
  •     Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand
  •     Jyotirmath (Joshimutt) in Uttarakhand
  •     Dwarka in Gujarat
  •     Muktinath, Saligramam, in Nepal

Malai Nadu:

  •     Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple
  •     Thirukatkarai
  •     Moozhikkalam
  •     Tiruvalla
  •     Thirukadithanam
  •     Sengunroor
  •     Thiruppuliyoor
  •     Thiruvaaranvilai
  •     Thiruvanvandoor
  •     Thiru naavaay
  •     Viththuvakkodu

Madurai:

  •     Thirumeyyam
  •     Thirukoshtiyur
  •     Koodal Azhagar Temple
  •     Azhagar Kovil
  •     Tirumogoor
  •     Srivilliputhur
  •     Tiruththangal
  •     Thiruppullani

Kanchipuram:

  •     Tirukkacchi
  •     Ashtabujakaram
  •     Tiruvekkaa
  •     Tiruththanka
  •     Tiruvelukkai
  •     Tirukalvanoor
  •     Tiru oorakam
  •     Tiru neeragam
  •     Tiru kaaragam
  •     Tirukaarvaanam
  •     Tiru parameswara vinnagaram
  •     Tiru pavala vannam
  •     Tiru paadagam
  •     Nilathingal Thundam Perumal temple
  •     Thiruputkuzhi

Chennai:

  •     Thiruvallikeni
  •     Thiruneermalai
  •     Thiruvidandai
  •     Thirukadalmallai
  •     Thiruninravur
  •     Thiruvallur
  •     Thirukkadigai

Mayiladuthurai and Sirkazhi:

  •     Thiruvazhunthoor
  •     Thiruindaloor
  •     Kazheesirama Vinnagaram
  •     Thirukkavalampadi
  •     Thiruchsemponsey
  •     Thiruarimeya Vinnagaram
  •     Thiru Vanpurushothamam
  •     Thiruvaikunda vinnagaram
  •     Thirumanimadam
  •     Thiruthevanartthogai
  •     Thiruthetriyambalam
  •     Thirumanikkoodam
  •     Thiruvellakkulam
  •     Thiruppaarththanpalli
  •     Thalai Sanga Nanmathiyam
  •     Thiruchsirupuliyur
  •     Thiruvali-Thirunagari

Thanjavur:

  •     Thiruccithra kootam
  •     Thirukkannangudi
  •     Thirunagai
  •     Thiru Thanjai
  •     Thirukkoodaloor
  •     Thiru Kavith Thalam
  •     Thiru Adhanoor
  •     Thirupullabhoothangudi
  •     Thirukkudandhai
  •     Thiruccherai
  •     Thirunandipura Vinnagaram
  •     Thiru Naraiyoor
  •     Thiruvinnagar
  •     Thiruvelliyangudi
  •     Thirukkanamangai
  •     Thirukkkannapuram
  •     Thiruvahithipuram
  •     Tirukkoilur
  •     Thirukkandiyur

Trichy:

  •     Sri Rangam
  •     Thirukkozhi
  •     Thirukkarambanoor
  •     Thiruvellarai
  •     Thiru Anbil
  •     Thirupper Nagar

Tirunelveli:


  •     Thiruvaramangai
  •     Thirukkurungudi
  •     Srivaikundam
  •     Thiruvaragunamangai
  •     Thiruppulingudi
  •     Thirukkurugoor
  •     Thirutthulaivillimangalam
  •     Thirukkoloor
  •     Thirukkulandhai
  •     Thentirupperai

Kanyakumari:

  •     Thiruvattaru
  •     Thiruvanparisaram

Vinnulagam (Outside the Earthly realm):

  •     Thirupalkkadal
  •     Paramapadam

Godess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu are known in different names in all of these Divyadesam.

List of Thayar(Lakshmi) and Perumal(Vishnu) at Divya Desam Temples are as below:

In Srirangam Lakshmi is known as Ranganayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Ranganathar (Periya Perumal)
In Uraiyur Lakshmi is known as Kamalavalli Vasalakshmi, where as Vishnu is known as Azhagiya Manavala Perumal

In Thirukarambanur Lakshmi is known as Poornaavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Purushothama Perumal
In Thiruvellarai Lakshmi is known as Rakthapankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Pundarikaksha Perumal
In Thiruanbil Lakshmi is known as Soundaryavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Sundaramoorthaye Poornaya Perumal
In Thiruppernagar Lakshmi is known as Indravalli, where as Vishnu is known as Appala Ranganatha Perumal
In Thirukandiyur Lakshmi is known as Kamalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Kamalanatha, Harasabavimochana Perumal
In Thirukoodalur Lakshmi is known as Padmasani, where as Vishnu is known as Jagathrakshaga Perumal
In Thirukavithalam Lakshmi is known as Ramamanivalli, where as Vishnu is known as Gajendravaradha Perumal
In Thiruppullamboothangudi Lakshmi is known as Hemabja, where as Vishnu is known as Thrudathanvee Ramabadhra Perumal
In Thiruaadhanur Lakshmi is known as Ranganayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Varshakalathinayaka Perumal
In Thirukudanthai Lakshmi is known as Komalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Aparyapthamrutha Perumal
In Thiruvinnagar Lakshmi is known as Boodevi, where as Vishnu is known as Lavanavarjitha Srinivasa Perumal
In Thirunaraiyur Lakshmi is known as Vanjulavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Srinivasa Perumal
In Thirucherai Lakshmi is known as Saranayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Saranatha Perumal
In Thirunandhipura Vinnagaram Lakshmi is known as Shenbagavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Jagannatha Perumal
In Thiruvelliyangudi Lakshmi is known as Maragadhavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Srungarasundara Danushbani Ramaya Perumal
In Thirukannamangai Lakshmi is known as    Abishegavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Bhaktavatsala Perumal
In Thirukannapuram Lakshmi is known as Kannapura, where as Vishnu is known as Sowriraja Perumal
In Thirukannangudi Lakshmi is known as Loganayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Lokanatha Perumal
In Thirunagai Lakshmi is known as Soundaryavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Soundararaja Perumal
In Thiruthanjai Mamanikoil Lakshmi is known as Rakthapankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Neelamega Perumal
In Manikundram  Lakshmi is known as Ambujavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Maniparvatha Perumal
In Thanjaiyali Nagar Lakshmi is known as Thanjanayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Narasimha Perumal
In Thiruvazhundur Lakshmi is known as Rakthapankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Devadhiraja Perumal
In Thiruchirupuliyur Lakshmi is known as Dhayanayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Krupasamudra Perumal
In Thiruthalaichanga Nanmadiyam  Lakshmi is known as Siras sanga, where as Vishnu is known as Chandrasabahara Perumal
In Thiruindalur  Lakshmi is known as Pundareegavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Parimalaranganatha Perumal
In Thirukazhicheerama Vinnagaram Lakshmi is known as Loganayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Lokanatha Thrivikrama Perumal
In Thirukkavalambadi Lakshmi is known as Pankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Gopala Krishna Perumal
In Thiruarimeya Vinnagaram Lakshmi is known as Amrudhagadavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Gadakeli Narthanaya Perumal
In Thiruvanpurushothamam Lakshmi is known as Purushothama, where as Vishnu is known as Purushothama Perumal
In Thirusemponsaikoil Lakshmi is known as Sweda Pushpavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Hemaranganatha Perumal
In Thirumanimadakoil Lakshmi is known as Pundareegavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Sashvatha Deepaya Narayana Perumal
In Thiruvaigunda Vinnagaram Lakshmi is known as    Vaigundavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vaikuntanatha Perumal
In Thiruthetriambalam Lakshmi is known as Rakthapankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Lakshmiranga Perumal
In Thirumanikoodam Lakshmi is known as Boonayagi, where as Vishnu is known as Varadharaja Perumal
In Thiruparthanpalli Lakshmi is known as Kamalawhere as Vishnu is known as ,     Parthasarathy roopa, Kamalapathaye Perumal
In Thiruvali & Thirunagari Lakshmi is known as Amrudhagadavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Kedarapathivaraya Perumal
In Thiruthevanarthogai Lakshmi is known as Samudradanaya, where as Vishnu is known as Devanayaka Perumal
In Thiruvellakulam Lakshmi is known as    Padmavathi, where as Vishnu is known as    Srinivasa Perumal
In Thiruchitrakoodam Lakshmi is known as Pundareegavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Govindaraja Perumal
In Thiruvaheendrapuram Lakshmi is known as Hemabujavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Devanatha Perumal
In Thirukkovalur Lakshmi is known as Pushpavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Thrivikrama Perumal
In Thirukkachi- Atthigiri Lakshmi is known as Perundevi, where as Vishnu is known as Devathiraja Perumal
In Ashtabuyagaram Lakshmi is known as Padmasani, where as Vishnu is known as Gajendravarada Perumal
In Thiruthanka Lakshmi is known as Maragadhavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Deepaprakasa Perumal
In Thiruvelukkai Lakshmi is known as Amruthavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Sundharayoghanarasimha Perumal
In Thiruneeragam Lakshmi is known as Boovalli, where as Vishnu is known as Jagadeeswara Perumal
In Thiruppadagam Lakshmi is known as Rukmani Sathyabama, where as Vishnu is known as Pandavadootha Perumal
In Nilathingal Thundam Lakshmi is known as Chandrasoodavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Chandrasooda Perumal
In Thiruooragam    Lakshmi is known as Amudavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Thrivikrama Perumal
In Thiruvehka Lakshmi is known as Komalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Yathokthakari Perumal
In Thirukkaragam Lakshmi is known as Padmamani, where as Vishnu is known as Karunagara Perumal
In Thirukkarvaanam Lakshmi is known as Kamalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as    Neelamega Perumal
In Thirukkalvanur Lakshmi is known as Sundarabimbavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Choranatha Perumal
In Thiruppavalavannam Lakshmi is known as Pravalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Pravalavarna Perumal
In Thiruparamechura Vinnagaram Lakshmi is known as  Vaigundavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vaikundanatha Perumal
In Thirupputkuzhi Lakshmi is known as Maragadavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vijayaraghava Perumal
In Thirunindravur Lakshmi is known as Sudhavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Bhaktavatsala Perumal
In Thiruvallur Lakshmi is known as Kanagavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vaidhya Veeraraghava Perumal
In Thiruvallikeni Lakshmi is known as Rukmani, where as Vishnu is known as Venkatakrishna Perumal
In Thiruneermalai Lakshmi is known as Sundaravalli, where as Vishnu is known as   Jalathivarnaya Perumal
In Thiruidaventhai Lakshmi is known as Komalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as   Lakshmivaraha Perumal
In Thirukkadalmallai Lakshmi is known as Boosthalamangadevi, where as Vishnu is known as Sthalasayana Perumal
In Thirukkadigai Lakshmi is known as Amruthabalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Yoganarasimha Perumal
In Thiruvayothi  Lakshmi is known as Seethadevi, where as Vishnu is known as Ramachandra Perumal
In Thirunaimisaranyam Lakshmi is known as Sriharilakshmi, where as Vishnu is known as Devaraja Perumal
In Thirupruthi Lakshmi is known as Parimalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Paramapurushaya Perumal
In Thirukkandamenum Kadinagar Lakshmi is known as Pundareegavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Neelamega Perumal
In Thiruvadariyachramam    Lakshmi is known as Aravindavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Badrinarayana Perumal
In Thirusalakraamam Lakshmi is known as    Sridevi, where as Vishnu is known as Srimoorthi Perumal
In Thiruvadamadurai Lakshmi is known as    Sathyabama, where as Vishnu is known as    Govardhanagiridhari Perumal
In Thiruvaipadi     Lakshmi is known as Rukmani Sathyabama, where as Vishnu is known as Navamohanakrishna Perumal
In Thirudwaragai Lakshmi is known as Lakshmi, where as Vishnu is known as Rukmanyadhi Ashtamahishi, Dwarakadeesa Perumal
In Thirusingavelkundram(Ahobilam) Lakshmi is known as Amruthavalli Senchulakshmi, where as Vishnu is known as Lakshminarasimha Perumal
In Thiruvengadam(Tirupati) Lakshmi is known as Padmavathi, where as Vishnu is known as Srinivasa(Venkateswara) Perumal
In Thirunavai Lakshmi is known as Padmavathi, where as Vishnu is known as Narayana Perumal
In Thiruvithuvakodu Lakshmi is known as    Vithuvakoduvalli, where as Vishnu is known as Sri Abhayapradhaya Perumal
In Thirukatkarai Lakshmi is known as Vathsalyavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Katkaraswami Perumal
In Thirumoozhikkalam Lakshmi is known as Madhuraveni, where as Vishnu is known as Sookthinatha Perumal
In Thiruvallavazh Lakshmi is known as Vathsalyavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Sundaraya Perumal
In Thirukkadithalam Lakshmi is known as Karpagavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Amruthanarayana Perumal
In Thiruchengundrur Lakshmi is known as Rakthapankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as    Devathideva Perumal
In Thiruppuliyur Lakshmi is known as Hemalatha, where as Vishnu is known as Mayashaktiyuthaswamy Perumal
In Thiruvaranvilai Lakshmi is known as Padmasani, where as Vishnu is known as Vamana Perumal
In Thiruvanvandoor Lakshmi is known as Kamalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as  Kamalanatha Perumal
In Thiruvananthapuram Lakshmi is known as Harilakshmi, where as Vishnu is known as Ananthapadmanabha Perumal
In Thiruvattaru Lakshmi is known as Maragadhavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Adhikesava Perumal
In Thiruvanparisaram Lakshmi is known as Kamalavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Thiruvazhmarbhan Perumal
In Thirukkurungudi Lakshmi is known as vamanashetravalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vamanakshetrapoornaya Perumal
In Thirucheeravaramangai Lakshmi is known as Chireevaramangaivalli, where as Vishnu is known as Thothadhrinatha Perumal
In Thiruvaigundam (Navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as Boonayagi, Vaigundavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vaikuntanatha Perumal
In Thiruvaragunamangai (navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as Varagunavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Vijayasana Perumal
In Thiruppuliangudi (Navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as Boonayagi, where as Vishnu is known as    Boomipalaya Vairinedharchidha Gopaya Perumal
In Thirutholaivillimangalam(Navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as    Visalakrishnakshidevi, where as Vishnu is known as Aravindhalochana Perumal
In Thirukkulandai(Navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as Baligavalli Padmavathi, where as Vishnu is known as Srinivasa Perumal
In Thirukkolur(Navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as Kolurvalli, where as Vishnu is known as Nikshepavithaya Perumal
In Thirupperai (Navathirupathi)    Lakshmi is known as Kundalakarnadevi, where as Vishnu is known as Dheerga Magarakundaladharaya Perumal
In Thirukkurugur (Navathirupathi) Lakshmi is known as Aadhinathavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Aadhinatha Perumal
In Thiruvillipputhur Lakshmi is known as Kodhadevi, where as Vishnu is known as    Vadapathrasayee Perumal
In Thiruthangal    Lakshmi is known as Rakthapankajavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Narayana Perumal
In Thirukkoodal    Lakshmi is known as Madhuravalli, where as Vishnu is known as Sangamasundharaya Perumal
In Thirumaliruncholai Lakshmi is known as Sundaravalli, where as Vishnu is known as Chorasundara Perumal
In Thirumogur Lakshmi is known as Mohavalli, where as Vishnu is known as Kalamega Perumal
In Thirukkoshtiyur Lakshmi is known as    Mahalakshmi, where as Vishnu is known as Uraga Mrudusayanaya Perumal
In Thiruppullani Lakshmi is known as Kalyanavalli, Padmasani, where as Vishnu is known as Kalyana Jagannatha Perumal
In Thirumeyyam Lakshmi is known as Ujjeevana, where as Vishnu is known as Sathyagirinatha Perumal
In Thiruparkadal Lakshmi is known as Sridevi, where as Vishnu is known as Venkatesa Perumal
In Thirupparamapadham Lakshmi is known as Mahalakshmya, where as Vishnu is known as Paramapadhanathaya Perumal


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