Chenraya Perumal Agaram

Chenraya Perumal, Agaram

Vaishnavite Temples - Namakkal District


Chenraya Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Garuda, Naagar, Chenna Kesava Perumal, Lakshmi Hyagrivar

Chenraya Perumal Agaram is an east-facing temple with an entrance gateway in the east. There is a stone Dwaajsthambam outside the gate. There are separate east-facing shrines for Vinayaka and Chenna Kesava Perumal on either side of the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. On the north side is a large Nandavanam (garden) with an installation of Vishnu Mangala Sudharshana Chakram. In the center is a Tulsi (Holy Basil) plant representing Mahalakshmi and on the eight sides are Sakthi Peedams. The installations are located on a huge Swastik Symbol on the ground. the garden has many Tulsi and flowering plants. The Thirumanimuthar River that originates from the Shervaroy Hills and draining into the Cauvery River, flows on the east side of the temple about 200 meters away.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Thirumanimuthar River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Chenraya Perumal Agaram is an old temple that has been considerably extended in recent times. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Chenraya Perumal Agaram is about 17 kilometers east of Thiruchengode and about 20 kilometers southwest of Rasipuram off the road connecting these two towns. Take the road going south after and before Elachipalayam respectively to reach Chenraya Perumal Agaram.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Erode, Salem, or Namakkal depending on your travel plans.

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