Main Deity – Idol of Lord Adinath in Padmasana.
History – Alagramam Jain temple was built in the 17th Century. The temple is centrally located in the Alagramam village. The Temple Was Built in phases in between 17th-18th Century. Prior to its construction the Jains at Alagramam used to go to Keezh Idayalam Jain Temple on Avani Avittam day to wear the Poonal (the sacred thread). After
Location – Alagaramam is located in Tindivanam taluk of Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu.
Annual Fair/Mahotsavam (Brahmotsavam) From 1894
The Annual fair / Mahotsavam (Brahmotsavam) has been conducted over the past 125 Years since 1894 A.D. to the idol of Lord Parshwanath. It is conducted for a period of 10 days with rituals both during the day and nights. This is conducted during the Ashtaniyama (
Below is a list of different rituals performed on each day –
Day 01 – Flag hoisting ceremony. Darbar Flag hoisting at morning and main flag Hoisting (Tvajarohanam) with an image of Sarvahna Yaksha inscribed on that.
Day 02 – Surya Vahana Utsava during morning, Chandra Vahana Utsava during night.
Day 03 – Devendhiran Vahanam
Day 04 – 9 Head Snake Vahanam
Day 05 – Hamsa Vahanam
Day 06 – Gaja (Elephant) Vahanam
Day 07 – Nig Vimana (flight used by God’s) Vahanam
Day 08 – Pallakki Vahanam
Day 09 – Simha (Lion) Vahanam
Day 10 – Mahabishekam during
Pancha Kalyana Mahotsavam
The Pancha Kalyana Mahotsavam wil be conducted once in 12 Years at Alagramam Jain temple. It was conducted in 1972, 1994 and 2007 Respectively.