Yoga Narasimha Perumal Temple is located at Narasingam in Yanaimalai in Madurai district in the state of Tamilnadu.
The idol of Narasimha Swamy is six feet height, is seated in a posture performing penance, can be carved in sanctum sanctorum. His front two hands are folded and resting on his knees, while the two hands behind can be seen holding the chakra and Shanku.
Goddess Narasingavalli is the consort of Yoga Narasimhar.
The idol is rare and unique form which is not seen else where. Usually in Narasimha temples the ustava idol would be srinivasa or similar form. This would be the only Narasimha temple where ustaval idol is also Narasimha.
There is a koneru named as Chakra theertham.
This temple was built in 770 C.E
Best Time to Visit – September to March
Traditional dress is allowed for darshan
7.00 am to 12.00 pm
4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
How to reach the Temple
2 kms from Otthakadai
10 kms from Madurai
470 kms from Chennai
Madurai, Sri Koodal Azhagar Perumal Temple – 12 kms
Madurai, Sri Meenakshi Temple – 12 kms
Thiruparankundram, Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple – 20 kms