Thirukannapuram (Krishnaaranya Kshetram - Pancha Krishna Kshetram - Saptha Punya Kshetram)
Mulavar : Neela Mega Perumal
Thayar : Kannapura Nayaki
Theertham : Nityapushkarni
Travel Base: Mayavaram
Vimanam : Uthbalavadaka
Azhvaar Mangalaasaasanam (Paasuram number as found in the Naalaayira Divya Prabandham): Thirumangaiaazhvaar - 1648-1747, 2067, 2078, 2673(71), 2759, 2778
Periyaazhvaar - 71
AndaaL - 535
Kulasekaraazhvaar - 719-729
Nammaazhvaar - 3772-3782 (9.10.1 - 9.10.11)

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This place is one among the five Krishna Kshetrams , viz.,
I. Thirukkannankudi
II. ThirukkannaMangai
III. Thirukkannapuram
IV. Thirukannan Kavithalam and
V. Thirukovilur.
The Lord gives darshan with Varadahasta and also ready to use Discus(Prayoga Chakra). Andal is on one side and Padmavathi Thayar( Princess of Fisherfolks) whom the Lord Married is on His right. Uthsava Murthy is seen receiving Kanyakadhan. The Kshetram is also called Srimad Ashaksha Kshetram as the Lord is omnipresent in each Akshara(letter). The Lord is having Prayoga Chakra as He destroys Veekadakshan and protects the Maharishis. The Lord displays the Kesa ( hair growth at His Tirumudi) to the King by honoring the words of the Archa and hence called Sourirajan. It is customary to offer Pongal at midnight called Muniyodara pongal to fulfill the wishes of the great devotee Mundarayar.
Long back, this temple was near the seashore. But now the sea has drifted back about 10 Kilometers.