Adi jagannatha perumal temple, popular as divya desam- ramanathapuram
Adi jagannatha perumal kovil famous for celebrating rama jayanthi and brahmotsavam
Adi jagannatha perumal kovil is located at ramanathapuram is considered as one of the main place for lord vishnu referred as divya desam. adi jagannatha perumal kovil is one among the 108 divya desams. this is 44th of 108 divya desam. lord vishnu appeared here in the form of a tree. it is great example of dravida style of architecture with multi storied structure and huge vimana. this is one of the ancient temples in south india which built during the period of cholas. adi jagannatha perumal temple spreading in a large area in thiruppullani village. holy water source of the temple is called rathnagara theertham.
Adi jagannatha perumal temple is also called thulappani temple. in the sanctum of adi jagannatha perumal temple it houses the images of adintha perumal with his consorts sri devi and bhoodevi. there is also separate shrines for padmasini also there is a separate installation for lord krishna. the temple is glorified in divya prabandha, is a holy book written by the azhwars who lived in 6th century. according to hindu mythology lord ram e do the worship for the god of ocean to know the way to lanka to find site devi. there are six daily rituals performed in a day.
There are weekly, monthly and for nightly rituals also performed in the temple. it is also rich of celebrating festivals. brahmotsavam is a main festival which belongs to panguni uthram lasts for 10 days. birth day of rama as sree ram jayanthi is also celebrating in a grand way. krishnashtami is a main event hosting adi jagannatha perumal kovil annually. it situated 10 km from ramnathapuram bus stand which connects to other main cities by road and the nearest rail head is also at ramanathapuram.
morning- 6.00am to 12.noon
evening- 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm