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