Kaattu Narasimhar Varattanapalli

Kaattu Narasimhar, Varattanapalli

Vaishnavite Temples, Krishnagiri District


Lakshmi Narasimhar facing east


Mahalakshmi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Lakshmi Hayagrivar, Garuda, Hanuman, Saptamadar, Hanuman

Kaattu Narasimhar Varattanapalli is an old east facing temple with a small entrance structure. Behind the temple at two different spots are the left and right footprints of Narsimhar. Right footprint is at the Varadanagiri hill and left footprint is at the Bodiparai Murugan temple. A large rock carved idol of Lord Hanuman is found in this temple.

Holy water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kaattu Narasimhar Varattanapalli is an ancient temple, at least a few hundred years old. Historical information is not available as on date.


Left and right footprint imprints on the rocks found here at Kaattu Narasimhar Varattanapalli are believed to be that of Lord Narasimha (one of the Avatars of Lord Vishnu).


From inside Krishnagiri take the Kuppam road which goes via Varattanapalli. Kaattu Narasimhar Varattanapalli is about 16kms from Krishnagiri.

Stay and Food

None locally, nearest is Krishnagiri.

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