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About Krishnapuram Temple

Krishnapuram is a small village situated in Tirunelveli District at a distance of about six miles from Tirunelveli town. There are a plenty of images and idols of sculptural interest in the temple, enticing hundreds of visitors. Lord Venkata- Chalapathy has been installed here with Sri Devi and Bhoo Devi. Pujas and abhishekam are being conducted to the Lord daily and some important festivals are celebrated every year (Krishnapuram Tour India).

Images of rare workmanship !

There are many impressive images of ingenious and exquisite workmanship in the mandaparn, which is just opposite the presiding deity. One of the pillars represents the story of the adventure of Bhimasena with Purushamrigam. To fulfil the ritual at an important yagna, Yudhishthira required the milk of Purushamrigam, a half-man, half-beast denizen of the forests, this creature is a devoted Siva bhakta and Bhimasena achieved his purpose when it was in deep penance.

Krishnapuram's lithic images are unique in nature than that of others found in other temples. They are very vivacious. Life seems to overflow the river of sculptures. This temple can be referred as touch stone for art critics. This kind of liveliness can only be seen here and not elsewhere.

Festivals of the temple !

» Vaikasi Visagam (May - June) Enormous devotees numbering about two lakhs will participate in the festival. The procession of Sri Jayanthinathar with Valli and Deivanai is conducted during night and Tourist Places to See Krishnapuram

» Skanda Sasti festival - 7 days (October - November) Devotees numbering about 5 lakhs will participate in the above festival. On this festival occasion devotees fast for all six days. On the sixth day Surasamharam is demonstrated. On the 7th day Thirukkalyanam to Deivanai is celebrated in a grand manner

The name of the village !

This village is named after the King Kumar Krishnappa Naicker son of Viswanatha Kumarappa Naicker, the greatest among Naicker kings. Earlier, this place was called Venkatapuram. Later it was named after Krishnappa Naicker who had constructed the temple and called as Krishnapuram. Some may say it is named after the Vijaya Nagar King Krishna Devarayar.

 

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