Thursday, June 11, 2015

Sri Azhagiya Singa perumal koil-Kanchipuram-A divya desam

This temple is Divya Desam 36 of 108.It is also called as Thiruvelukka (Thiru-lord Vel_- residence irukkai- stay)

How to Reach:

The temple is almost behind the ashta bhuja perumal koil and in close proximity to Vilakoili perumal temple.It is also close to the Varadarajaperumal temple in Chinna KanchiIMG_0060

Legends and Stories:

When Narasimha avatar was over the Lord did not rest till asuras were pushed out.He came here chasing a few asuras who disappeared seeing the serenity of the place Lord Vishnu decided to stay back here in case the asuras came back to protect the local people


The lord is in the main sannidhi facing east in a standing posture.The thayar is Amruthavali thayar


Sri Vedanta desikar wrote the pasuram  Sri Kamasikashtakam on this deity