Sacred scriptures like the Ramayana, and many Puranas like Padma Purana and Bhagavatha
embody several reference to the glory of this thirthakshetra. There is no book on Vaishnavism without
mentioning its glorious role played in the past. Devotional literature is
replete with the Alwars, among whom Yammunacharya, Ramanuja and Nadamuni are a few to
mention, the authors of authoritative works on Vaishnavism.
The illustrious Chera king, Kulasekhara in his master
piece Mukundamala eulogised the greatness of this Lord. Ramanuja's principal works like
Sribhashya, Vedanta sara, Vedenta Deepa, Gadyatraya, Vedantha Sangraha enshrine many sports of this august
deity for worshipping whom he settled down in Srirangam. Venkatanatha another celebrated
Vaishnavate wrote Padya Sahasram in praise of Ranganatha and they bring out vividly his glory.