Namperumal Vaiyappamalai

Namperumal, Vaiyappamalai

Vaishnavite Temples - Namakkal District


Namperumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Garuda, Naagar, Anjaneya

Namperumal Vaiyappamalai is an east-facing temple with a 3 tiered Rajagopuram in the east. There is a tall stone Dwajsthambam outside the gopuram. After the gopuram is a Balipeedam, Garuda, and an east-facing installation of Vinayaka and Naagars, followed by a pillared Mandapam. After this is the Ardha Mandapam and the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. There are two small Dwarapalakas on either side of the entrance to the Ardha Mandapam. The idol of the main deity is in a standing posture with his consorts Sreedevi and Bhoodevi on either side. A single spacious prakaram houses the Sanctum Sanctorum. Straight ahead in the east is the Muruga Temple on Vaiyappa Malai (Hill).

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Namperumal Vaiyappamalai is an ancient temple said to be more than 1000 years old. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Namperumal Vaiyappamalai is about 22 kilometers east of Thiruchengode and about 13 kilometers southwest of Rasipuram on the road connecting these two towns. Take the road going north after the hill of the Muruga Temple to reach Namperumal Vaiyappamalai.

Stay and Food

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

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