Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Yoga Narasimhar Temple, Velachery, Chennai

Yoga Narasimhar Temple, Velachery, Chennai
Yoga Narasimhar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Yoga Narasimhar and Mother is called as Amirtha Bala Valli Thaayar. The Temple is considered as an Abhimana Sthalam. This temple is located very near to Dandeeswarar Temple.

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The temple is believed to be of 1300 years old. The temple is believed to have been constructed during the same period of Dandeeswarar and Chelliamman temples during the Chola Era. Stone inscriptions mentioning the contributions of Rajaraja Chola, Pallava King Dhandi Varma have been found here. A bronze idol of Veda Narayana from the Pallava period predates the recorded times of this ancient temple.

The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 07.00 AM to 10.30 AM and 05.00 PM to 08.30 PM.
Narasimha Jayanthi is celebrated in this temple with much pomp and glory.
The Temple is located at about 150 meters from Dhandeeswaram Bus Stop, 1 Km from Vijayanagar Bus Stand, 6 Kms from Guindy Railway Station, 7 Kms from Thiruvanmiyur, 18 Kms from Tambaram Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Velachery Railway Station, 5 Kms from Alandur Metro Station, 5 Kms from St. Thomas Mount Metro Station, 17 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 15 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 17 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus, 6 Kms from Nangainallur, 6 Kms from Adyar and 12 Kms from Chennai Airport.
The Temple is located in Velachery, Chennai on the way from Saidapet towards Pallikaranai. Lot of Town buses available from various parts of Chennai City to Velachery and the bus stop is Dhandeeswaram bus stop between Gurunanak College and Vijaya Nagar Bus Terminus. The Temple is located in the Rajbhavan-Vijayanagar Bus stand road, about 1 Km from the Vijayanagar Bus Stand. Those coming from southern district may get down either at Tambaram or Guindy stations. There are bus facilities from these places to the temple. Nearest Airport is Chennai Airport.