Lakshmi Narasimhar Pethanaickenpalayam

Lakshmi Narasimhar, Pethanaickenpalayam

Vaishnavite Temples - Salem District


Lakshmi Narasimhar, facing east


Mahalakshmi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garuda, Lakshmi Narayana, Lakshmi Hyagrivar

Lakshmi Narasimhar Pethanaickenpalayam is a beautiful east-facing temple with a 5 tiered Rajagopuram at the entrance in the east. Outside the gopuram is a stone Dwajasthambam with a shrine for Garuda at its base. Lakshmi Narasimhar Pethanaickenpalayam is situated in a single Prakaram. A Mahamandapam and an Ardha Mandapam are before the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. The lord is seen in a seated posture with Goddess Mahalakshmi seated on his lap. On the east side, a little way down is an ancient Shiva Temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Lakshmi Narasimhar Pethanaickenpalayam is an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Lakshmi Narasimhar Pethanaickenpalayam is about 40 kilometers east of Salem after crossing Vazhappadi on the road towards Kallakurichi.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. The closest for stay would be Salem.

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