Who Built the Famous Vaikunta Perumal Temple at Kanchipuram?
Nandi Varman II
Thiru Parameswara Vinnagaram or Vaikunta Perumal temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu, located in Kanchipuram in the South Indian state fo Tamilnadu. The temple was built by the Pallava king Nandi Varman II (720-96 CE) with later contributions from Medieval Cholas and Vijayanagar kings.
Vaikuntha Perumal temple is one of the hundred and eight ‘Divya Desams’. This temple was originally known as ‘Parameshwara Vishungriham’ after the Name of the king. In the Vaikuntha Perumal temple, the religious sculptures of various incarnations of Lord Vishnu can be seen.