Overriding the rules of Agama?

Updated on May 8, 2021 in Divyadesams

Namaskaaram to all the Vaishnavas!

All glories to the lotus feet of all Azhwars and Acharyas who have spread the glories of the Supreme Lord!

I am not well versed in the topic which I am about to address. But I definitely need help regarding this. I have heard that installation of Navagrahas in Vaishnavite temples is not according to Agama.

But recently, in Wikipedia I saw that Koodal Azhagar temple has a Navagraham, which is not found in Vaishnava temples.

So does this mean that the above mentioned temple has a different set of Agama rules?

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Namaskaaram Swami, 

A gentle reminder to answer this insignificant query of adiyen. 



on May 8, 2021


These navagrahas should have been later additions. Would not have been originally present at the time of Azhwar.

Since Koodal Azhagar temple is in a place where people from all communities exist. Rather than Srirangam or Kanchi where it is mainly Agraharam based, it makes sense to these modern day additions.


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