Neelamega perumal temple, veera singa perumal as principal deity- tanjavure


Neelamega perumal kovil, one among the 108 divya desams for lord vishnu

Neelamega perumal kovil is famous for worshiping lord krishna with more prominence as vishnu is a main deity. so that it pancha kanan temple. there total five temples in tamil nadu counted as pancha kannan temples. it also popular for one among the 108 divya desams. neelamega perumal kovil also known as thanjai mamani kovil. it located near to kubhakoanam. lord vishnu in the temple as veera singa perumal and narasimha swami in a sitting posture. yoga narasimha installed in front of mandapa. there are five installations for lord narasimha in five different modes. it located at the outskirts of nagapattanam.

Thirukkannapura nayagi is the main installation for goddess lakshmi. neelamega perumal kovil has great architecture which is built by following Davida style. there is a huge raja gopuram belongs to the temple, it is a seven tier architecture, it sprawling an area about 1.5 acrs. mahamandapa in the temple structure leads to the sanctum. it also houses the idols of sri devi and bhoomi devi. senai mudhaliar, azhwars, Krishna are the main sub deities of neelamega perumal kovil. it also hosts the holy temple tank. temple has fifteen vimanas, it also known as soundarya vimanam. There is an idol for lord narasimha in the temple which made by bronze with eight hands, omn oe handlord secures his devotee prahlada and other hand is killing hiranya.


Neelamega perumal temple
Neelamega perumal temple

Narasimha is the fifth incarnation of lord vishnu, it is a furious shrine, at the same time protects the devotees. brahmotsavam in tamil month vaigasi is the main festival which lasts for 12 days. birth day of lord krishna celebrated as janmashtami. ten day margazhi festival, tamil new year and panguni uthram are the other main festivals in neelamega perumal kovil. tanjavure is the nearest city having the rail head and also a bus station which connects to other main cities. it is only 4 km far away. trichy is the nearest airport at a distance of 50 km.

pooja timings:-
morning- 7.00 am to 12.30 pm
evening- 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

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