Monday, February 26, 2018

Prasanna Venkatachalapathy Temple, Perumalmalai, Thuraiyur, Trichy

Prasanna Venkatachalapathy Temple, Perumalmalai, Thuraiyur, Trichy
Prasanna Venkatachalapathy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Perumalmalai Hills near Thuraiyur in Trichy District of Tamilnadu. The Temple lies on top of Perumalmalai 960 feet above ground level in Pachaimalai hills and has 1532 steps. There is also a motorable road of about 5 kms till the top. It will take about 15 minutes in vehicle and about an hour in walking through steps. This temple is said to be constructed by the grandson of Karikal Chozhan.










Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm and on Purattasi Saturdays, temple remain open from 5.00 am to 8.00 pm.
Pooja Timings
·        Vishwaroopam - 6.00 a.m. to 6.30 a.m
·        Kaala Shanthi Pooja - 8.00 a.m. to 8.30 a.m
·        Thirumanjanam - 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m
·        Uchchi Kaala Pooja - 12.00 noon to 12.30 p.m
·        Sayaratchai - 6.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m
Festivals
All the Saturdays of Tamil month of 'Puratasi' (September – October) are celebrated in a grand manner. Large nos. of devotees come from nearby places to have darshan of Perumal on the hill. Hundreds of devotees are taking part in the Girivalam procession around the Perumalmalai hillock on all full-moon days. Chithirai - First day special Abhishekam, Vaikasi – Thiruvona Nakshatra – Sravana Urchavam – Thiru Kalyanam (holy marriage), Karthigai – Deepa is lit at top the hill, Margazhi – Vaikunda Ekadashi – Urchavar appears at Ekadasi Mandapam and Thai – Full Moon day – Garuda Seva are the festivals celebrated with much fanfare.
Prayers
Holy Tulsi Theertham is offered at the Sannidhis of Perumal and Thayar. Vibhuti (holy ash) Prasad is offered at the Karuppanna Swamy Sannidhi.
Contact
Prasanna Venkatachalapathy Temple
Thuraiyur, Trichy - 621 010
Phone: +91 4327 245 677 / 244 806
Mobile: +91 94867 27797 / 94439 57839 / 94866 37054 / 97912 25033
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 10 Kms from Thuraiyur, 9 Kms from Thuraiyur Bus Stand, 41 Kms from Perambalur, 42 Kms Samayapuram, 47 Kms from Srirangam and 54 Kms from Trichy. This temple is situated on the Thuraiyur – Perambalur road. Prasanna Venkatachalapathy temple lies at the top of Perumalmalai that lies 960 feet above ground level in Pachaimalai hills and has 1532 steps.  The local trustees have ensured maintenance of a fine Ghat road of around 5 km so vehicles can reach the top of the hill easily. It will take about 15 minutes in vehicle and about an hour in walking through steps. Nearest Railway Station is located at Trichy (58 Kms) and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy (59 Kms).

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