The Uthamaraya Perumal Temple is located in Peria Aiyampalayam and is dedicated to God Uthamaraya Perumal. This temple is in the midst of mountains atop a hill and there are a total of 300 steps to reach the temple. The presiding deity is in the form of Balyamurthy (young boy) as he gave Darshan to a young boy. There is a shrine for Vaishnava Acharya in the front mandap. The kings of Vijayanagara have renovated this temple. According to legend there was a young boy, who was dumb, grazing his sheep on this mountain when an old man approached him. The boy did not see this man before and thought who he was. The man asked the boy to go inform the villagers of his arrival. The boy went and spoke to the villagers with full clarity about this strange man and his blessing. The people rushed to the mountain and found God Vishnu holding his discus and conch. The God was revered as Uthamaraya Perumal as he manifested in front of a young boy and also blessed him with the ability to speak.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Seeking suitable marriage proposal
- Cleanse mind and soul
- Seeking speech ability
- Relief from adverse effects of planets
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
7.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. (Weekdays) 7.30 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. (Saturday)