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

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

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Sri Vedanta desikar wrote the pasuram  Sri Kamasikashtakam on this deity

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Mangalasasanam: