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Brief History of this Temple

The temple has lot of inscriptions from the Chola and later Pandyas, indicating generic contributions to the temple

Temple Legend
Temple Legend
Legends related to this Temple

Brahmanda Purana refers this place Todatri, meaning a mountain surrounded by water. Thiruneermalai, the modern Tamil name also means a sacred mountain surrounded by water. Among the eight sacred Vishnu temples where he manifested himself called "Ashtaswayamvaka Kshetra". As per Hindu legend, sage Valmiki, after composing the epic Ramayana, worshipped Ranganatha at the top of the hill. When he came downhills, he wanted to have a view of Rama, who appeared for the devotee. Lakshmi appeared as Sita, Adi Seshan appeared as Lakshmana, Vishnu's shankha as Bharatha, Sudarshana chakra as Shatrugun and Garuda in the form of Hanuman.


Sri Neervanna Perumal Temple Thiru Neermalai

Temple Events
Temple Events
Events related to this Temple

Annual Brahmmotsavam – April/May

Vasanthotsavam – May/June

Summer festival – June/July

Sani Pavithra Utsavam – September/October

Temple Timings
Temple Timings
Timings of this Temple

8.00 AM to 12.00 and 4.00 PM to 7.30 PM.

By Road

Sri Neervanna Perumal  is 10 km far from Tambaram, Chennai. Bus facility is available from Pallavaram and other important cities. The temple is just 5 km from Pallavaram.

By Rail

Nearest Railway Station to reach Sri Neervanna Perumal Temple is Pallavaram Railway Station, Egmore.

By Air

Nearest Airport to reach Sri Neervanna Perumal Temple is Chennai Meenambakkam airport.

Extra Information

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Vadapalani Andavar Temple

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