Vaishnavite Temples – Villupuram

Vaishnavite Temples - Villupuram

Vaikuntavasa Perumal, Kilianoor

This beautiful temple was constructed by Vijaya Nandi Varma about 1000 years back.

Lakshmi Narasimha Perumal, Tindivanam

Hanuman is said to have received the Conch and Disc here to kill the demons Thindi and Mundi here.

Lakshmi Narasimhar, Parikkal

Narasimha is generally seen embracing Mahalakshmi seated on his lap. This is said to be the only temple where the Lord and Mother are seen embracing each other.

Arulala Perumal, Munnur

The Yoga Narasimhar here is of special significance and was found while digging the ground.

Parthasarathy, Sankarapuram

This small and ancient temple is said to have been built by Musukumba Chakravarthy.

Renganadar, Singavaram

This is a cave temple on a hill about 150 ft high and is said to have a secret tunnel connecting it with the Gingee Fort.

Varadaraja Perumal, Vikravandi

This is an ancient temple, partly renovated recently.

Varadaraja Perumal, Gangapuram

There are excellent and unique carvings on the walls of the Sundaragandam from Ramayana, demanding a long time to go through to truly appreciate it.

Varadaraja Perumal, Thirubhuvanai

This temple dates back to the period of Parantaka Chola I (907 – 955 CE), the great grandfather of Rajaraja Chola.

Lakshmi Narasimhar, Poovarasankuppam

This is one of the 8 temples where Lord Narasimha gave darshan for the benefit of sages of the ancient times.

Govindaraja Perumal, Panamalai

This is an old temple where there are a lot of stone inscriptions at the base of the main sanctum sanctorum.

Vaikuntavasa Perumal, Villupuram

This ancient temple has large idols of the main deities and several inscriptions.

Renganadar, Aadhirengam

The idol of the reclining Lord here is 29 feet long and is considered one of the largest.

Kari Varadaraja Perumal, Dadapuram

Kundavai, the elder sister of Rajaraja Chola constructed this beautiful temple.

Varadaraja Perumal, Manalurpet

The Lord in this ancient temple is a beautiful 6 feet tall idol along with consorts.

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