Vanamaamalai Perumal shrine, situated in the southern Tamil Nadu distrtict of Tirunelveli, is revered as one of the 108 Tirupatis of Lord Vishnu and one among the 18 Tirupatis of the erstwhile Pandya Nadu. Nanguneri is also known by other names like Thothathri and Srivaramangai. The Thothathri Mutt, one of the venerated Vaishnavite religious institutions, is situated here. Sri Vaanamaamalai Jeer is based in Nanguneri. The devout consider this place very sacred since Brahma, Indra, Brighu, Markandeya have all had darshan of the Lord here. It is one of the Swayamvyakta Kshetras (self-manifested