Srivilliputhur

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Srivilliputhur or Thiruvilliputhur is a town and a Municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.wikipedia
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Srivilliputhur Andal temple

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The most important landmark of Srivilliputhur is 11-tiered tower structure dedicated to the Vatapatrasayee(Vishnu), the presiding deity of Srivilliputhur Divya Desam. The history of Srivilliputhur centres around the Srivilliputhur Temple, dedicated to Andal (8th century or earlier), the only female Alvar of the 12 Alvar saints of South India.
Srivilliputhur Andal temple in Srivilliputhur, a town in Virudhunagar district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Sattur

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It is on the Virudhunagar - Shenkottai line of the Southern Railway, about 74 km south of Madurai and connected by road and rail with Madurai, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil & Shenkottai, Thirunelveli and Sattur.
The district has 8 taluks, namely Aruppukkottai, Kariapatti, Rajapalayam, Sattur, Sivakasi, Srivilliputhur, Tiruchuli and Virudhunagar.

Virudhunagar district

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Srivilliputhur or Thiruvilliputhur is a town and a Municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The district comprises ten taluks: Aruppukkottai, Kariapatti, Rajapalayam, Sattur, Sivakasi, Srivilliputhur, Tiruchuli, Vembakottai, Virudhunagar and Watrap.

Sankarankovil

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It is on the Virudhunagar - Shenkottai line of the Southern Railway, about 74 km south of Madurai and connected by road and rail with Madurai, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil & Shenkottai, Thirunelveli and Sattur.
The main bus routes are to cities / towns like Tirunelveli, Madurai, Tuticorin, Nagercoil, Trichy / Tenkasi, Rajapalayam, Srivilliputhur, Sivakasi, Surandai, Kalugumalai, Thiruvenkatam, Valliyur, Courtallam, Shencottah, Aryankavu, Ambasamudram, Kanyakumari, Tiruchendur, Rameshwaram, Tirumangalam, Aruppukottai, Kovilpatti, Sivagiri, Kayathar, Sattur, Nanguneri, Ettaiyapuram, Karivalamvandha Nallur and so on.

Andal

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The history of Srivilliputhur centres around the Srivilliputhur Temple, dedicated to Andal (8th century or earlier), the only female Alvar of the 12 Alvar saints of South India.

Tirumala Nayaka

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During the reign of Tirumala Nayaka (1623–1659) and Rani Mangammal (1689–1706), this city became very popular.
Tirumala Nayaka ate his breakfast only after the pujas were performed at Srivilliputhur Andal Temple To get the information that the pujas were completed, the king built mandaps about every five kilometres on the route from Madurai to Srivilliputhur and installed loud bells in them.

Srivilliputtur railway station

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Srivilliputtur railway station is located in the rail head from Madurai to Tenkasi and Sengottai.
Srivilliputtur railway station is a railway station in the town of Srivilliputhur, Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu.

Grizzled giant squirrel

Ratufa macroura
The sanctuary is home to the endangered, arboreal Grizzled Giant Squirrel (Ratufa macrora).
Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Shenbagathoppu, Srivilliputtur, Tamil Nadu, India.

Madavar Vilagam Vaidyanathar temple

Madavar Vilagam Vaidyanathar temple, enshrining a six feet high monolithic image of Nataraja, is another prominent temple in the town.
Madavar Vilagam is located one kilometer southerly to Srivilliputhur in Virudhunagar district.

Natham Patti

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Natham Patti is a village in Srivilliputhur taluk, Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Sathuragiri Hills

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Sathuragiri Hills is an abode of siddhar (Tamil sages), and home of two temples, namely Sundra Mahalingam temple and Sandhana Mahalingam temple.
Sathuragiri Hills(Tamil: சதுரகிரி) or Chathuragiri is situated 10 km from Watrap (Wathirairuppu) near Srivilliputhur.

Kattalagar

Kattalagar Koil
Kattalagar Koil is another Vishnu temple located 9 km, west of Srivilliputhur over the Mantuga Hills.
Kattalagar Koil is a temple located in southern hills (meru malai) of Tamil Nadu, India, about 17 km from Srivilliputhur (birthplace of Andal).

Watrap

VathirairuppuSundara Mahalingam temple
Pilavakkal is a dam in watrap village and is one of the picnic spots of Srivilliputhur.
The nearest railway station is Srivilliputtur.

National Highway 744 (India)

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The national highway NH 208 that connects Madurai and Kollam passes through the town and connects surrounding urban centers like Rajapalayam and Tenkasi.
Chinnakada → Kallumthazham → Kundara → Kottarakkara → Punalur → Thenmala → Aryankavu → Shenkottai → Tenkasi → Kadayanallur → Puliangudi → Vasudevanallur → Sivagiri → Rajapalayam → Srivilliputtur → Tirumangalam

Periyalvar

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It is said to have been built by Periyalvar, in the year 788AD
Periyalvar was born into a Brahmin family in Srivilliputhur, near Madurai and was named Vishnuchittar meaning "one who has Vishnu in his mind".

Tirunelveli

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It is on the Virudhunagar - Shenkottai line of the Southern Railway, about 74 km south of Madurai and connected by road and rail with Madurai, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil & Shenkottai, Thirunelveli and Sattur.
The art of sweet-making spread to other parts of Tamil Nadu, such as Nagercoil, Srivilliputhur and Thoothukudi.

Alvars

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The history of Srivilliputhur centres around the Srivilliputhur Temple, dedicated to Andal (8th century or earlier), the only female Alvar of the 12 Alvar saints of South India.

Divya Desam

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It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu and one of the 108 Divya Desams, temples that are revered in the Nalayira Divya Prabandham, the 8th-10th century Vaishnava canonical literature.

Municipality

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Srivilliputhur or Thiruvilliputhur is a town and a Municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

India

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Srivilliputhur or Thiruvilliputhur is a town and a Municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The history of Srivilliputhur centres around the Srivilliputhur Temple, dedicated to Andal (8th century or earlier), the only female Alvar of the 12 Alvar saints of South India.

States and union territories of India

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Srivilliputhur or Thiruvilliputhur is a town and a Municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu

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Srivilliputhur or Thiruvilliputhur is a town and a Municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Vishnu

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The most important landmark of Srivilliputhur is 11-tiered tower structure dedicated to the Vatapatrasayee(Vishnu), the presiding deity of Srivilliputhur Divya Desam. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu and one of the 108 Divya Desams, temples that are revered in the Nalayira Divya Prabandham, the 8th-10th century Vaishnava canonical literature.

Pandya dynasty

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believed to be the adopted father of the Temple Deity, with a purse of gold that he won in debates held in the palace of Pandya King Vallabhadeva.

Madurai

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It is on the Virudhunagar - Shenkottai line of the Southern Railway, about 74 km south of Madurai and connected by road and rail with Madurai, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil & Shenkottai, Thirunelveli and Sattur.