Sholinghur Narasimhar Temple

Sholinghur Narasimhar Temple History, Timings, Darshan, Puja Details

Sholinghur Narasimhar Temple History

Sholinghur Narasimhar Swamy Temple is also known as Gatikachalam is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Lord Yogi Narasimha Swamy) and his consort Sri Amirthavalli. The deity appears in the Yoga posture. Sholinghur houses two temples the Big Hill and the Small hill Temples. These temples are one of the 108 Divya Desams. The temple pond known as Thakkan Kulam is one of the attraction to the temple.

Sholinghur Temple Timings

All Days Of  The Week

8.00 am to 5.30 pm

Sholinghur Temple Darshan Timings

Big & Small Hill Darshan 8.00 am to 5.30 pm
Thirumanjanam Abhishekam 9.00 am to 11.00 am
Prathana Utsavam 4.00 pm

Sholinghur Temple Pooja/ Other Details

Prasadam Details:

Prasadam Price
Laddu (100 nos) Rs 1300/-
Jura / ¼ Thaligai Rs 450/-
Sweet Pongal – ¼ Thaligai Rs 210/-
Pulliyodari  – ¼ Thaligai Rs 120/-
Dal Pongal – ¼ Thaligai Rs 170/-
Tadiyodanam – ¼ Thaligai Rs 125/-
Payasam – ¼ Thaligai Rs 40/-
Vada – ¼ Thaligai Rs 100/-
Panagam – ¼ Thaligai Rs 40/-
Vadai Mala Rs 190/-
Dosa  (20Nos.) – ¼ Thaligai Rs 175/-
Sundal (2 lts)  – ¼  Thaligai Rs 215 /-
Tathiyoradhana – ¼ Thaligai Rs 700/-
Cooli (To Carry Items To Hill) – ¼ Thaligai Rs 10/-

Utsavam   :

Utsavam Price
Big Hill, Devi Amiradhavalli (Friday Only) Rs 2500/-
Big Hill, Devi Amiradhavalli (Friday Only) Rs 2000/-
Small Hill, Sri Ramar Prathana Utsav (Sundays & Punapusa Star days) Rs 2000/-
Sri Bakthosidha Swamy Prathana Utsavam Fees Rs 2300/-
Asthothira Archana Rs 2/-

Other Fees:

Puspangi Seva Sannidhi Rs 500/-
Sandhana Kapu (Big Hill) Rs 200/-
Sandhana Kapu (Small Hill) Rs 200/-
Manjal Kapu Rs 75/-
Ear Boring Rs 25/-
Hair Removing (Tonsuring) Rs 10/-
Parivattam (Punyavachana Kattanam) Rs 2/-
Specila Thirumanjanam & Utsavam  
Big Hill On Star Days To Narasimar (Swathi Star) Rs 750/-
Big Hill On Uthira Star Day Rs 2700/-
Big & Small Hill 1 Day Nithiyapadi Pooja Rs 1000/-

Thirukalyana Utsavam:

Panguni Uthiram
Iyappasi Month Last Friday Thirukalyana Utsavam Rs 3750/-

Sholinghur Temple Festivals

·        Chithirai:

Bramothsavam 10 days

 

·        Vaikasi:

Narasima Jayanthi, Vaikasi Garuda Seva, Vasantha Uthsavam, Nammalvar Festival

 

·        Aani:

Summer Festival 3 days. Aani Garuda Seva, Adhikesava perumal, Thiruvona Festival

 

·        Aadi:

Andal Thiruadipora Festival(10 days), Gajendra Motcham, Garuda Seva,Jeshtapishekam

 

·        Avani:

Thirupavithrothsavam. Big Temple 7 days,Sri Jayanthi

 

·        Purattasi:

Navarathri Uthsavam 10 days

 

·        Iyppasi:

Dolothsavam oonjal Festival 3 days. Manavala Mamunigal 10 days. Last Friday Deepavali & Vana Bojanam

 

·        Karthigai:

Karthigai Festival, Festival of light, Anumath Jayanthi (Small Hill), Thirumangai Alvar Festival 10 days

 

·        Marghazi:

Vaikunta Ekadasi , Pakal Pathu,Rappathu Uthsavam, New year Jan 1, Padi Uthsavam

 

·        Thai:

Andal Thirukalyanam, WesternPaarivethai, Giri prathkshanam, Thai Poosam, Float Festival 3 days

 

·        Masi:

Sri Dhottachariar Annual Birth celebration, Dhavana Uthsavam, Masi Float Festival

 

·        Panguni:

Telugu New Year’s day, PanguniUthram, Thirukalyanam in the Big Temple

 

Sholinghur Temple Address

Ghatikachala, Sholinghur,

Tamil Nadu 631302

Sholinghur Temple Accommodation

Available

Sholinghur Temple Parking

Available

Photography:

Allowed

Nearby Attractions:

  • Vellore Fort
  • Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple
  • Muthu Mandapam
  • Jalagandeeswarar Temple
  • Government Museum
  • Virinjipuram
  • Padavedu
  • Amirthi Forest
  • Thiruvallam
  • Vallimalai
  • Javadu Hills
  • Mordhana Dam

Where To Eat:

  • Hotel Manimegalai
  • Ajay Aadhavan Restaurant
  • Divine Cafe
  • Hotel Aryaas
  • Shree Narayani Bhavan
  • Hotel Saravanabhavan

Points To Be Noted:

  • Carry Food, Water Bottles
  • Carry stick to scare monkey as temple premises has lots of monkeys
  • Better Not To Visit Temple during Sunny Days

How To Reach Sholinghur Temple:

By Air:

Chennai International Airport – 121.6 km (Nearest)

By Rail:

Sholinghur Railway Station – 16.5 km (Nearest)

By Road:

Sholinghur Is Well Connected With Many Major Cities

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