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| Last Updated:: 10/07/2019

The Deepa Prakasha Temple

 

 

 

 

 

One of the earliest inscriptions found in the temple dates to 1223 AD

 

This deity was called Tiruttangavilakkoil Perumal

 

The vimanam above the main sanctum is called Srikara Vimanam

 

The sacred tank is called Sarasvati Theertham.

 

Inscription

            One of the inscriptions found in the temple records the gift of a village for repairs to this temple while a Sanskrit inscription states that a Vaishnava preceptor named Alagiyamanavala Jiyar built certain prakaras and mandapas in this temple.

 

 

 

 

Source: The New Indian Express, 10 July 2019, Chennai.