|108 Divya Desams|
(Thoopul - Kancheepuram)
Thiruthankaa is located in Kancheepuram.
The Moolavar is Deepaprakasar, Villakoli
Perumal, Divyaprakasar seen in standing posture facing west. When
Brahma was immersed in deep penance, the asuras submerged the whole world
in darkness. Lord Vishnu appeared as a bright light to drive away
the darkness and hence the name Deepaprakasrar (deepam - light).
Thaayaar - Maragadavalli.
Theertham - Saraswathi Theertham.
Thirumangaialwar - 1849,
Total of 2 Paasurams