• Vishnu

Yoga Narasimhar Temple


This sthalam is likewise named as "Kadigachalam". On the off chance that we go from Chennai, we need to first go to Arakkonam. From their, by going around 25 Kms , we can achieve this Sholingar. Loads of transport offices are accessible from Arakkonam and bunch of traveler trains stops at Sholingar station. The Malai Adi Vaaram (Bottom of the Mountain) of this temple is called Konda means Hill and Palayam implies a town.  The Big Mountain (Periyamalai) is about 400 feet high where Moolavar - Sri Yoga Narasimar is found in Irundha (sitting) kolam facing his thirumugham towards East direction. The other names of the Perumal are "Thakaan" and "Akkarakani". Akkaram means Money and Wealth. This sthalam is also called as "Kadikachlam".  The temple of Hanuman (Anjaneya), situated on the hill Chinna malai (small hill). There is also a shrine for Varadaraja and Rama. In this shrine, God Hanuman is seated in a Sukasana posture . This is a very rarely seen imagery of the God. Legend has it that this is the place that God Narasimha settled down after Killing the Demon King to satiate his anger and God Hanuman can be seen directly facing God Narasimha from the Chinna Malai (Small Hill) meditating on God Narasimha. This town originally was under the control of shivites which is substantiated by the temple ruins near parappan kulam, in the valley between two hills. This is original sholinghur was situated. Unfinished Nandhis and Sthupas are found in numerous places in Sholinghur.

About The Temple

Sri Bhaktavatsala Perumal (Thakkan), Periyapiratiyar and Bhoomi piratiyar are found in Bhoga stage (Dhyanam stage) in the temple in Malai Adivaaram (foot slope). There are discrete sannadhis for Andal, Alwars, Garuda Vagana Varadharaja Perumal, Erumbiyapa and Thottacharyaar. The God's in Periyamala and Chinnamala, Narasimar and Aajaneyar are in Santha Nilais (Yoga Stage). All Utsavams are led to Sri Bhakthavatsalar of the temple at the foot-slope temple. Unique Poojas for Thayaar on each friday are finished. In Kaarthigai month and in sundays, unique poojas for Aajaneyar is finished. Simha Koshtakkruthi (Simhagra) Vimaanam. At the point when entered through the passageway and going round it, we can see the thaayar sannadhi and after it, we can get dharshan of Sri Yoga Narasimhar. Yoga Aanjaneyar's temple is likewise found on the highest point of the chinna malai. On the off chance that we see the bearing in which the Yoga Aanjaneyar is confronting, we can see the Yoga Narasimhar's temple.This sthalam is additionally called as since a chola lord discovered a siva lingam and manufactured a temple for it. Later, the shtalam is called as Karikaala Cholan, when isolating his Rajjyam (whole domain) into little locale, he named this spot as ""Kadigai Kottam"". In this sthalam, pallava lords began various concentrating on foundations and designing focuses. The progressions from the foot slope to the mountain temple.




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Both in Periya and Chinna malai, the Perumal - Sri Yoga Narasimhar and Sri Yoga Anjaneyar are found in Yoga Stage. The Small Mountain (Chinna Malai) speaks the truth 200 feet where ruler Anjaneya is found in sitting position found alongside Sangu and Chakkaram in west-bound course. Here, Sri Vishnu gave His dharshan to Anjaneyar. Aanjaneyar is thought to be the resemblence (or) Avathaar of Shiva, however here he is taking after the avathar of Sri Vishnu. It is said all evil activities are cured if we take bath in the theertham of this sthalam and by worshipp


Access to this place is very simple. It is just 27 K.m. away from Arakkonam on the Bangalore-Madras Train Route. Easy transport facility is also available from Chennai, Vellore,Chittor, Tiruttani, Arakkonam and Arcot. People alight at Arakkonam junction and come to this place.


Distance from Chennai

110 K.M


Distance from Vellor

50 K.M


Distance from Tiruttani

27 K.M


Distance from Arakonam

27 K.M


Distance from Arcot

31 K.M

Temple Address

Yoga Narasimhar Temple,
Thiruvallur,Tamil Nadu,


Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Fame
  • Freedom from diseases
  • Wealth
  • Courage
  • Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
  • Relief from bondage

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.


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