Sri Imayavarappan Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple in Thiruchittraru, near Chengannur in Alapuzha district of Kerala. It is one of the 108 divya desams and the Lord Vishnu here was worshipped by Nammalwar.
According to legends, this temple is one among the five temple built by Pancha Pandavas during their time they spend here in exile. It is also believed the temple existed long back and the Pandavas – Yuddhistra has renovated the temple.
The temple has Kerala style architecture and is considered to be very old.
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.