Monday, August 6, 2018

Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy Temple, Singiri Koil, Vellore

Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Singiri Koil, Vellore
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Singiri Koil in Vellore District of Tamilnadu. This Temple is believed to be 1300 years old. This Temple is situated on a small hillock on the banks of the tiny river.





History
As per the inscriptions around the sanctum sanctorum, this is a 1300 years old temple built during Pallava Rayar period by the King Nandhi Varman. The 13th generation of the Bhattar family is taking care of the temple now.



The Temple
For brief details, please refer below link;
Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 09.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 05.00 PM to 06:30 PM.
Festivals
Narasimha Jayanthi, Vaikunda Ekadesi, Ratha Sapthami, Tamil and English New Year and Purattasi Saturdays are celebrated at this temple. Special pooja’s performed on every Swathi Nakshatram.
Contact
Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple,
Singiri Koil – 632 312
Vellore District,
Mobile: +91 94430 99043
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 4 Kms from Kannamangalam, 9 Kms from Kaniyambadi Railway Station, 7 Kms from Kannamangalam Railway Station, 19 Kms from Padavedu, 26 Kms from Arani, 33 Kms from Polur, 21 Kms from Vellore, 32 Kms from Arcot, 37 Kms from Ranipet, 56 Kms from Cheyyar, 79 Kms from Kanchipuram, 147 Kms from Chennai and 138 Kms from Chennai Airport.
The Temple is situated off the main road from Vellore to Polur Route and is about 4 Kms west of Kannamangalam. While coming from Vellore, after Vellore Govt Medical College and Nelvoy, take a turn to the right (towards west) at a place called Kaniyambadi. This road branches off to the left after a few Kms. There is a small board here for the temple but you must be watchful not to miss it. This goes through a place called Keezh Arasmapat to Singiri Koil.

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