Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bindhu Madhava Perumal Temple, Thuthipattu, Vellore

Bindhu Madhava Perumal Temple, Thuthipattu, Vellore
Bindhu Madhava Perumal Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Thuthipattu in Vellore District of Tamilnadu. The Temple was renovated during the King Krishna Deva Raya of Vijayanagar kingdom and completed by Narasimha Ballala. This temple is considered to be one of the Pancha Madhava Temples in India.

The Pancha Madhava Temples in India are;
1) Bindu Madhava is one among them in Thuthipattu near Ambur in Tamilnadu and another similar Madhava Temple is in Varanasi.
2) Veni Madhava at Prayag or Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh in North India.
3) Kunti Madhava at Pitapuram near Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh.
4) Sethu Madhava at Rameshwaram in Tamilnadu.
5) Sundara Madhava at Thiruanantapuram or Trivandrum in Kerala
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The Temple
The Rajagopuram of the temple is 45feet height the temple is rich in architecture. Presiding Deity is Bindhu Madhava Perumal with Sridevi and Bhoodevi by his sides. There are separate sannidhis for Thaayar and Andal. The Sanctum Gopuram is surrounded by Lakshmi Narasimha, Hayagriva, Vishnu Durga etc., There is a separate sannidhi for Chakkarathalwar with Narasimha and Anjaneya. Sthala Vriksham is Athi Tree.

Annual Chithirai Brahmotsavam, Purattasi Utsavams, Navarathri and Margazhi Utsavams are celebrated with religious fervor and piety.
All Naga Dosha and Angaraka Dosha are completely washed out if one who does Pradikshina for 7 times around the temple daily during early hours and Lit Ghee Deepas for 21 Days.
This temple is located on the main road 2 Kms before Ambur on the Gudiyattam-Ambur Road. The Temple is located at about 2 Kms from Ambur, 4 Kms from Ambur Bus Stand, 3 Kms from Ambur Railway Station, 17 Kms from Vaniyambadi, 55 Kms from Vellore and 190 Kms from Chennai. Nearest Railway Station is located at Ambur and Nearest Airport is located at Chennai.