thiru thaNkA thiru vELukkai
(Narasingan Kovil, Kanchipuram)
thiru nIragam

perumAL ALazhagiya singar, narasimhar, mukundha nAyagan
thAyAr vELukkaivalli, amruthavalli
Facing West
Posture Seated (padmAsanam)
thIrththam kanaka saras, hEma saras, prahlAda thIrththam
vimAnam kanaka
prathyaksham bhrugu muni
Travel
  • Located in Kanchipuram, 1 km southwest of Ashtabujam; south of Vilakkoli Perumal Kovil.
  • By road from Chennai and other cities.
  • Railway station on Chenglepet-Arakkonam rail path.
  • Features
  • kAmAsikA narasimhan sannidhi.
  • Vedanta Desikan has written kAmAsikAshtakam for this Perumal.
  • Since Narasimhar stays here by desire ("vEL"), it is known as vELirukkai.
  • Azhvar Mangalashasanam 4 Pasurams
    Peyazhvar, Thirumangai Azhvar


    108 Thiruppathi Andhadhi thanakku uriyanAy amaindha dhAnavar kOn keTTAn
    unakku uriyanAya maindhan uyndhAn - ninakkungkAl
    vELukkai ALariyE! vERu udhavi uNDO? un
    thALukku ALAgadhavaRku


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  • Kamasikashtakam Porulurai