Moolavar : Pavalavannar
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
City : Thirupavalavannam
District : Kanchipuram
State : Tamil Nadu
Pavala vanna perumal koil Kanchipuram – A divya desam
Kanchipuram is an ancient town with such a great past.It has about 15 Divya desams of the total 108 Vishnu temples so designated. Kanchi is called Mokshapuri where salvation is guaranteed. Pavazha vanna perumal koil is the temple where Lord Vishnu gave darshan as a Coral hued lord on the request of Sri Bhrigu maharishi.It is Divyadesam No.43 of the 108 divya desam
The Pachai vanna perumal temple opposite to this temple is a sister temple but not a Divya desam as it has not been sung about by the Alwars.
Legends of the temple:
The temple Lord is known as Paramapadanathan and Pavazhavanna perumal the Coral coloured Lord.He has given darshan to to Bhrigu muni, the Ashwini twins, Parvathy in answer to their prayers.