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Arikesevanallur where the Lord Ariyanathar resides with His Consort Periyanayagi , is located in the banks of the river

Thambhrabarani in the Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.Lord Kubera, having lost all his possessions to his brother Ravana, did penance in this sanctified place to get his position of head of North direction and also the Treasurer of Gods. Medha Dakshinamurthi shrine is listed as the third abode of the Five Dakshinamurthi Sthalams of the South. Guru Bhairava facing Him from his abode enshrines His benediction in conjunction.Rare Jhesta Devi shrine, Jura Deva and Devi, Kubera, Anugraha Sani Deva to name a few other Gods and Goddesses who profess their bliss. Such a beautiful, potent temple- a heaven on earath, was built by Pandian King Nedumaran, alias known as Koon Pandian and Arikeserai, who was turned Shivaite by the Thiru Gnanasambhader at the instance of the kings wife Mangyarkarasi. Subsequently the temple was renovated and rebuilt by First Sadayawarman Kulasekara Pandian during 12-13th century. The Temple was last consecrated on the 4th February 1900 ( Sunday, 23rd Thai, Vihari Tamil year ) as per the documentary evidence from the Kalvettukal in the temple and further that no Kumbhabishekam or Samprokhsanam is done. For more than 110 years, nothing notable had been done to the temple. The temple is in ruins and requires urgent and immediate repairs, renovation and restoration. The temple is under the control and possession of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Board, Government of Tamilnadu. Society and its volunteers, are associating with the Hindu Religious Endowment Board, The Board is in the process of according sanction permission. The permission shall be in the form of develop and handover to the Board after completing the Seva to Lord. The Society SRI PERIYANAYAGI UDANAYA SRI ARIYA NATHA SWAMY VAZHIPATTU KUZHU had been registered under the above name, under section 10 of the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 1975, with the Registrar of Societies, Cheranmadevi on 18 th May 2012, bearing serial no 22/2012. The Society has sought the services of Sri Dr Era Santhanam, an expert on reconstruction of temples and Stapathi registered with HRCEB, for carrying out the thirupani to the temple . He had worked out the civil works cost- estimate detailed as follows:

1.Sri Ariyanatha swami sannadhi 2.Sri Periayanayagi Amba Sannadhi other Sannidhis like Sri Vinayagar Subramaniar, Dakshinamurthy totaling to Rs

Rs Rs Rs

101,9815 106,2040 64,0500 272,2355/=

The actual costs may exceed the estimates, since only when the works start the actual depth of repairs required can be gauged.

All assistances in any form will be gratefully acknowledged with thanks and the donors will be posted with actions taken periodically. You are Welcome to contact the following persons to facilitate your share of Offerings. OFFICE BEARERS Ambalanadhan Gnanaprakash Ganapathi Hariharan Srirangam DESIGNATION President Treasurer Secretary Member CONTACT NUMBER 9842071670 9944326688 9940447057 9965336465

Those who prefer to contribute through electronic mode the details of the Account is Name of Account: SRI PERIYANAGAI UDANAYA SRI ARIYANATHA SWAMY VAZHIPATTU KUZHU,
172/9, Thoppu Street. Harikesevanallur, Thirunelveli District, TAMILNADU, INDIA. PIN: 627 426 Bankers; INDIAN BANK, VEERAVANALLUR, THIRUNELVELI DISTRICT IFSC CODE IDIB000VO11

Savings Bank Account 6045315030