Sri Saranatha Perumal Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple in Thirucherai in Thanjavur district in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the 108 divya desam, where Lord Vishnu was worshipped by Thirumangai Alwar.
There is also a presence of Markendaya and this is the only temple where Lord Vishnu stays with five of his consorts-Sridevi, Boodevi, Mahalakshmi, Saranayaki and Neeladevi.
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.