Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Narasimha Temple, Anthili, Thirukkovilur, Villupuram

Narasimha Temple, Anthili, Thirukkovilur, Villupuram
Narasimha Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Anthili Village near Thirukkovilur Town in Villupuram District of Tamil Nadu. This Temple is situated on the banks of Thenpennai River. The Temple is believed to be 1600 years old. This Temple is one of the four Narasimha temples in this region, the others being at Parikkal, Poovarasan Kuppam and Singiri and is part of the Eight Prominent Narasimha temples in Tamilnadu (others being Namakkal, Sholingur, Singapperumal Koil and Sinthalavadi). Pooja is performed at this temple as per Madhwa Sampradaya.

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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 07.30 a.m. in the mornings till 6.00 p.m. in the evenings.
Narasimha Jayanthi, Hanuman Jayanthi, Swathi Star Days, Swathi Thirumanjanam and Vaikunda Ekadasi are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Religious Significance
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Those facing burden of debt and threat from enemies, obstacles in marriage talks, for child boon, suffering from eye disease and mentally ill pray to Lord Narasimha in this temple. Devotees, on realizing their boons, perform Thirumanjanam and Narasimha Home to Lord.
Narasimhar Temple,
Anthili – 605 752
Villupuram District
Phone: +91 4153 225 238 / 254 098
Mobile: +91 94867 89200
The Temple is located at about 1.5 Kms from Thirukkovilur Railway Station, 4 Kms from Arakandanallur, 5 Kms from Thirukkovilur, 22 Kms from Thiruvarangam, 37 Kms from Viluppuram, 37 Kms from Villupuram Junction Railway Station, 52 Kms from Kallakurichi, 167 Kms from Trichy Airport and 182 Kms from Chennai Airport. The Temple is situated on Villupuram to Thirukkovilur Route visa Mugaiyur. Buses ply every half hour between Villupuram and Thirukovilur. One can get down at Arakandanallur Police Station (2 Kms before Thirukovilur) and walk one km or take an auto to reach this place. Nearest airport is located at Trichy and Chennai.