Nithyakalyana Perumal Temple, Karaikal

Sri Nityakalyana Perumal Temple in Karaikal, Tamil Nadu is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The significant aspect of the presiding deity’s idol in this temple is – the deity is carved out by using single stone (Ekashila Vigraham).

The posture of the deity resembles us the Srirangam Sri Ranganathar Swami Temple of Trichy (Tiruchirappalli). The deity is in ‘Ananthasayana’ posture.

Sri Nityakalyana Perumal Temple is located on the Bharathiar Road near to Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple in Karaikal. The temple complex also has Alamelu Thaayar Temple and Aandal Temple.

Sri Rama Navami, Vaikunta Ekadashi, Hanuman Jayanti, Margazhi Masam and the Brahmotsavam in Maasi Masam are the best days to visit the temple as it is decked with lamps and lights and special pujas are offered.

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