Sri Thamarayal kelvan Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple in Parthanpalli in Mailaduthurai in Kumbakonam district of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the 108 divya desam and Lord Vishnu here was worshipped by Thirumangai Alwar.
According to legends, the Arjuna of Pandva have worshipped Lord Krishna here and also got a sword and quelled his thirst. Lord Vishnu also showed his presence to Dasaratha here in the form of Rama before he was born to him.
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.