'Thirumana Thiruthalangal', is a book written by Ms.Meera Nagarajan, the Managing Director and CEO of the company. The published chapters from the book narrate the importance on worshipping at various temples that are known to bless for an early marriage to a bride or groom.

Perambakkam Lakshmi Narasimha Swami

Pray at Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple to Receive the Blessings of Early marriage

Perambakkam Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple

It is a firm conviction of the god believers that the almighty will always listen to their genuine requests and come to their rescue in-time. This religious belief has continued since the Ithihasa days. Heeding to the ardent pleadings of his devotee Prahalatha, Mahavishnu took Narasimha avatharam or incarnation to kill Hiranyakasibu.


God Narasimha with his lions face and the human body is known to be very ferocious and depicted in the same way in most of the temples. But, the Lakshmi Narasimha Swami at the Lakshmi Narasimhar temple in Narasingapuram village, close to Perambakkam, about 30 km west of Chennai city, blesses his devotees with a tranquil and unagitated look.The swami seen in a sitting posture has Mahalakshmi seated on his left lap.


Though, the temple is said to be constructed by Vijaya Nagaram kings, two of the stone inscriptions, out of the total 14 unearthed inscriptions, confirms the existence of the temple right from Chola period. The inscriptions state that both Kuloththunga chozhan and Vikkirama Chozhan the 1st had made offerings to the temple. During the latter period, the Vijaya Nagara kings Achutha Raya and Veera Venkitapathy Rayar had completed the temple construction. It is an unbelievable fact that this Vaishnava temple became famous and remained so, even during the period of Saivaite dominance.


Such a famous temple remained in a dilapidated condition even in the beginning of the 21st century. The efforts of ardent devotees of Narasingapuram village and other close by villages and the donations from the willing wealthy people had helped in the reconstruction of the temple to its present status. After completing the construction of the temple the kumbabishekam was performed in the year 2012.


When you enter the temple, after crossing the Pali peetam (sacrificing pedestal) and the newly constructed flag mast, you will enter the main sanctum sanctorium. Immediately on entering it, you will come face-to-face against the main deity Lakshmi narasimhar swami measuring around seven feet in height. The swami, seen in a sitting posture facing the devotees, appear in a very calm and composed mood. Goddess Mahalakshmi measuring around five feet in height is seated on his lap and face the devotees with a smiling face.


Perambakkam Lakshmi Narasimha Swami

The Perumal with his four arms adorns conch and chakkara in the top level hands, keeps his right hand in a blessing posture and hugs goddess Mahalakshmi with his left hand. Mahalakshmi who used face the angry faced Narasimhar to pacify his anger, is seen here hugging the swami and face the devotees in a blessing mood with her smiling face. The calm sitting posture of Narasimha Swami with a smiling Mahalakshmi over his lap and prominent Vadakalai Thiruman (Namam) on his forehead gives the devotee a kind of mental solace. There is a separate Thayar sannidhi. The five feet high Thayar seated on lotus flower is known as Maragatha valli thayar. The sannidhi of Andal, which was ruined completely, was reconstructed at the time of kumbabishekam.


Opposite to the sanctum sanctorium, Garudazhvaar also known as Periya Thiruvadi is seen in a sitting posture offering his prayer to Narasimhar. Over sixteen types of Naga Snakes are found all over his body. This temple is said to offer relief to people who undergoes Naga Dosham. The Anjaneya Swami in a separate sannidhi is seen keeping his coiled and folded tail over his head.


The urchava moorthi (procession deity) called as Prahalatha Varathar is known to be around 1400 years old and believed to have been made by Pallava Kings. The temple comes under the control and maintenance of ASI (Archaeological Survey of India).


Perambakkam Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple

Importance of the temple

Lord Maha Vishnu, on the request of Prahalada, took Narasimha avatar to kill Hiranya Kasibu, a demon and father of Prahalada. The incarnation of Narasimha Avathara took place on the evening of a Swathi Nakshathiram day. It is believed that praying at the temple during Nine Swathi Nakshathiram evenings, will bless the unmarried with a suitable bride or groom and bring relief to those who suffer from deep debts.


Reaching the temple

The temple can be reached by taking a suburban train in Chennai - Arakonam route and getting down at Kadambattur, and further boarding a bus or share auto. A direct bus (591 C) is also available from Poovirunthavalli. The busses are also available to the temple from other places such as Thiruvallur and, Sri Perumbudhur.

Address of the temple

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Seva Saba Trust
Narasingapuram Post
Perambakkam Route
Thiruvallur District PIN 631 402
Cell: 9442585638


Timings: Morning 7.30 AM to 12.00 PM Evening 4.30 PM to 08.00 PM
The timings are subject to change on important festival days