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Sri-Sonnvannam-Seitha-Perumal-Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple in Kanchipuram. It is one of the 108 Divya Desam- Bhuloka Vaikuntam. The temple is also known as Yathothkari Perumal Temple or Thiruvekka Temple.

The temple is a huge one covering over 4 acres. It is one of the oldest temple. Though it is renovated recently and looks divine.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

According to legends, the temple was worshipped by 4 Alwars -Thirumangai Alwar, Poigai Alwar, Peyazhwar and Thirumazhisai Alwar. There is also a story which is famous here, as Perumal also got along with Thirumazhisai Alwar and when he moved to Orikkai and got back when he returned back. Hence the posture of reclining Vishnu is a different one here.

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