Monday, November 04, 2013

Lord Lakshmi Narasimhar: Parikkal, Vizhpuram Dt.

Lord Lakshmi Narasimhar: Parikkal.

The place Parrikkal is about 3 kms from Vizhupuram to Ulunderpet Road.

Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar is seen seated facing east under Ashtakona Vimanam in this temple.

Main Deity is Lakshmi Narasimhar and Thayar known as Kanakavalli. Here in the temple we see both Narasimhar and Lakshmi Thayar are seen embracing each other which denote Lord Graces his devotees with mercy. Anjaneyar is seen in the inner sanctum.

Teertham here is known as Nagakoopam / Garuda Teertham.

We get darshan of Veera Aanjaneyar and Baktha Aanjaneyar in the temple. Sri Varadaraja Perumaal is seen facing south. Lord Vinayakar and Garuda are seen in the temple.

Sthala Purana says to rescue his devotee King Vsantharajan, Lord Narasimhar with flaming fury destroyed demon Parikalan in this place. Hence the place is known as Parikkal

King Vasantharajan requested Lord Narasimhar to stay in this place and bless his devotees. Lord obliged for his worship. The idol of Narashimar was made by Viswakarma the sculptor and installed by installed by Guru Vamadevar of King Vasantharajan.