Lakshmi Narasimhar Puliangudi

Lakshmi Narasimhar, Puliangudi

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Lakshmi Narasimhar, facing east


Mahalakshmi seated on the lap of the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garudan, Anjaneya, Aandal

Lakshmi Narasimhar Puliangudi is a small east-facing temple with an entrance gateway mandapam in the east. The temple is situated in a single Prakaram. The entrance has images of Narasimhar and Dasavataram. The main deity is a small one and is seen with Mahalakshmi seated on his left lap.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Lakshmi Theertham

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Puliamaram (Tamarind – Tamarindus indica)


Lakshmi Narasimhar Puliangudi is more than 500 years old. Nayak Kings have served this temple.


The lord at Lakshmi Narasimhar Puliangudi is present representing the peaceful mood after killing the Asura Hiranyakashipu.


Lakshmi Narasimhar Puliangudi is 15 kilometers west of Sankarankovil and 35 kilometers north of Tenkasi. Take the left before Puliangudi Bus Stand and take the first right. The curving road will lead to the temple which is behind the popular and large Murugan Temple.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. The closest are Tenkasi or Sankarankovil.

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