This holy shrine of Srirangam called Antyarangam along with the other
two - Adirangam at Srirangapattana, near Mysore and Madyarangam at Sivasamudra near Maddur lies on
the banks pf river Cauvery. It is located in the picturesque island of palm and plantain trees, grown thick
to fringes on all sides. It occupies with its seven prakaras, fifteen gopurams, several
mandapams and scores of mini-shrines tens of acres of fertile island, making it a
terrestrial paradise. Its amazing vastness makes one feel that it is a world within the word commanding
every facility for devout life. The recently built majestic tower, highest of its kind in Asia seems
piercing into heavens to recount its glories to the denizens of amaraloka.
It is the most outstanding landmark seen from
miles off and makes the devotees bend their heads in Prayer at its very sight.
The vimana over the garbhagriha is built in the shape of Omkar, which recalls the glory of
Hinduism at a mere look. Among the six rominent plus points of this
yugasold shrine, like Vedasringa sikhara, Chanarapushkarini, Ponnavriksha.
Bhujangasayana, Dahkshinatrimukha mandapa, the Pranavakrita tower tops the list and
by its loftiness and majesty it is broadcasting to the world its sanctity unique and sublimity