108 Vaishnava Divyadesa Varalaru is a discourse about scared Vishnu temples of India which is clearly explained by Sri U.Ve. Velukkudi Krishnan Swamy is a famous spiritual speaker. credit: Youtube - Velukkudi Discourses
In Sri Vaishnava Samrudhaayam, Divyadesams are known as the sacred Vishnu temples which are sang by the Alwars in the Poems of Naalayira Divyaprapandham. Sri Ramanujar points out the main temples among divyadesams are Srirangam, Kanchipuram, Thirupathi, Ahobilam, Simhasalam, Sri Koormam, Puri, Badrinaath, Naimisaranyam, Dwaraka, Allahabad, Mathura, Ayodhya, Gaya, Pushkaram and Mukthinaath.
There are 108 divyadesams which includes:
i) CholaNaadu divyadesams - 40 temples
ii) PandyaNaadu divyadesams - 18 temples
iii) Nadu Naadu Divyadesams - 2 temples
iv) MalaiNaadu divyadesams - 13 temples
v) Thondai Naadu Divyadesams - 22 temples
vi) VadaNaadu Divyadesams - 12 temples
vii) Vaikuntham - 1 temple
We are going to see the elaborated details and history and significance of these temples in upcoming blogs.