The legend regarding the temple revolves around a yagna conducted by Lord Brahma. Goddess Saraswathy, angry that she was not a part of it, sent demons to create obstruction. Lord Vishnu defeated the deomons so that the yang could go on smoothly. She sent an asura named Kapalika, and the Lord took the form of Narasimha to kill him. The Lord then decided to stay here to protect his devotees from evil. Sage Brugu his said to have w...View more
rshipped Perumal in this temple. This temple is part of the famous Kanchipuram Divya Desam Yatra.
The temple is built in Dravidian style, with Pallava and Chola influences. The gopuram is tiered and has sculptures. The main deity is Sri Azhagiya Singar in standing posture.The temple also has shrine for Amruthavalli and Garuda. A granite wall encloses the shrines and the temple ponds. The shrine's structure has faded over the years from its earlier fineness.
Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire. Western dresses are not allowed in the temples of Tamil Nadu
The priests perform regular pujas and rituals to the deity. The temple has six various rituals performed through the day.
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