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On the hill are three separate temples: Sri Yoga Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple, Sri Yoga Anjaneyar Swamy Thirukovil or Hanuman Temple. Sri Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple is atop the hill called ‘Periya Malai’,
occupying an area of 1.25 acres (5,100 m2) and
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It is believed that it was here at this holy place, the great sage Vishwamitra, one of the most well-known sages of ancient times in India had obtained the title Brahmarishi, a venerable sage who understood the meaning of Brahman by attaining the highest divine knowledge Brahmajnan. Viswamitra is believed to have meditated on Lord Narasimha here. It is believed that Lord Budha (planet Mercury), the son of Lord Chandra, worshipped Lord Narasimha at this place and got relieved of from the curse cast by the ill-temperate sage Durvasa.
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The Pushkarani - temple tank is called as Brahma Pushkarani. It also goes by the name of Thakkan Kulam. Bramothsavam – April or May. Narasima Jayanthi, Vasantha Uthsavam – May or June, Andal Thiruadipora Festival, Gajendra Motcham – July or August, Vaikunta Ekadasi – December or January, PanguniUthram – March or April, etc are some of the major festivals observed here with intense faith. The temple follows Thenkalai tradition of worship. It is one of the 74 seats established by Sri Ramanuja to spread Vishitadvaita. Sri Vishnu Puranam and Sri Padma Puranam speak about the greatness of the place.
The temple is open from morning 08.00 am to 05.30 p.m.