Historical Background:

Sri Ranganatha Swamy temple of Sri Rangam has a history of more than 23 centuries. As the timple was situated on the island formed between Kollidam river and Kaveri river, it was vulnerable to natural calamities and attacks. Pallavas, Cholas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagar Empire and Marathas have contributed to the development of Srirangam temple-town.