Sri Ashtabhujaperumal Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple in Kanchipuram district in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the divya desam and Lord Vishnu here was worshipped by Thirumangai Alwar and Poigai Alwar.
According to legends, Lord Bramha has worshipped Lord Vishnu here.
The temple was built around 8th century during Pallava period. It has also received contributions later from Chola and Vijayanagara kings.
108 Divya Desam
This temple is one of the important Divya Desam in this earth known as Bhuloka Vaikuntam- abode of Vishnu on earth. Various Alwars have composed poems on Lord Vishnu – 6500 years back according to legends. Their composition of poems on Lord Vishnu temples all over India is known as Divya Prabandham which was compiled in 9th century.