Thiru Velukkai


History - Thiru Velukkai

Lord Nrisimha at the Hastishaila caves took one more form of Nrisimha and chased away the demons towards the West and stayed there as yoga Nrisimha to ensure that they do not return. Since the Lord resided here with Prithi(Pleasure) this Kshetra is called Vellukkai(Vel - prithi - with pleasure)

Thaayaar - Vaelukkaivalli, Amruthavalli.

Theertham - Kanagasaras, Hemasaras.


Thirumangaialwar - 2674 (127)
Peyalwar - 2307, 2315, 2343.

Total of 4 Paasurams

Special Information
Dieties Mukundha Nayagan, Velukkaivalli
Vimanam Kanaka Vimanam
Theerthangal Kanaka Saras
Mangalasasanam Thirumangaiazhwar, Peyazhwar
Pratyaksham Maharishi Brihu
Direction and Posture Standing and East-faced.
Travel Base Kancheepuram
We may not be able to worship at this temple. The Moolavar of this temple is believed to lie dormant amidst a lake which can be seen en route Uttiramerur Road(Eastward about a mile interior from the road). There are no Thiruvaradhanam or other procedures.
Access to the temple

This Kshetra is at about 3 kms from Varadarajaswami temple in Kanchipuram

The Moolavar of this sthalam is Azhagiya Singar. He is also named as Narasimhar and Muguntha Naayagan. Moolavar in Yoga Position facing East direction. Prathyaksham for Brighu Munivar.

How to Get There.
This sthalam is situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This Kshetram is considered to be more divine in Thondai Naadu Temples.