Renganatha Perumal Vandavasi

Renganatha Perumal, Vandavasi

Vaishnavite Temples, Thiruvannamalai District


Renganatha Perumal, facing east


Renganayaki, facing east

Other Deities

Garudan, Yoga Veera Anjaneya, Vinayaka, Naagar, 12 Azhwars, Chakrathazhwar, Saint Raghavendra, Adikesava Perumal with Sree Devi and Bhoodevi, Lakshmi Narasimhar, Lakshmi Hayagrivar

Renganatha Perumal Vandavasi is part of the twin temples for Shiva and Vishnu situated on a large campus. Renganatha Perumal Vandavasi is entered through a tall newly constructed 5 tiered Rajagopuram. The single Prakaram is at a lower level than the surroundings. A large courtyard in front is followed by a Stone Dwajasthambam, Balipeedam, Flagstaff, and Garuda Mandapam. This is followed by a Vahana Mandapam and the Mahamandapam from where you can see both the main deity and goddess in their separate shrines. On the spacious circumambulatory passage is a large stone carved idol of Yoga Veera Anjaneya. There is a temple pond behind.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Renganatha Perumal Vandavasi is an ancient temple and has several stone inscriptions all around. Vandavasi is also the place where the British and French fought the famous Battle of Wandiwash which was won decisively by the British in 1760 CE.


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Renganatha Perumal Vandavasi is in the center of Vandavasi town. Vandavasi is 38 kilometers south of Kancheepuram and 28 kilometers west of Melmaruvathur.

Stay and Food

Vandavasi has some small restaurants for food. A small mess is outside in the small street on the southern side of the temple serving good food to take away.

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