Sripuram Golden Temple in Vellore :
A Mahalakshmi temple called ‘Sripuram’ and made of more than a tonne of pure gold will glitter and gleam under the sun on August 24 when it is unveiled for consecration by the Sri Narayani Peetam headed by a 31-year-old godman who calls himself Narayani Amma. Devotees hail the temple as one of the wonders of the world and say that it is the only temple covered fully with gold. “The Sripuram or Spiritual Park is Amma’s dedication to the world and mankind,” said P Murali, a trustee of the Peetam, adding that the temple has more gold than the Golden Temple of Amritsar.
Rathinagiri Balamurugan Temple in Vellore :
Rathinagiri Balamurugan Temple was built around the 14th century. Over the passage of time an ordinary sand structure was converted into a stone shrine. Rathinagiri is about 13 km from Vellore towards Chennai and is famous for the Murugan temple on a hillock. There are 130 steps to the hillock top. Saint Arunagirinadhar had sung Thiruppugazh on this temple. The temple belonging to the 14th century was under dilapidated conditions a few decades back and with the efforts of Sri Swami Balamugan Adimai, the temple is now restored to its full glory with fantastic sculptural works, big mandapams etc., to the extent of people calling this as the 7th Padai Veedu of Lord Muruga.
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple at Singiri Koil in Vellore :
Singiri Koil is a hamlet, situated at a distance of about 25 km from Vellore and is off the main road from Vellore to Polur. It is an exclusive shrine for Lord Lakshmi Narasimha and is believed to be at least 1,000 years old.
This 10th century shrine is said to have been built by the local chieftain, Rajavarman, at the behest of Lord Narasimha, who appeared in his dream. The temple is not one of the 108 divya desas, neither is it one of the `abhimaana sthalas.’ It is not included in the 108 kshetras visited by Ramanuja either. Yet it has been visited by millions of devotees. The temple is on a small hillock, which is nearly 80 to 90 feet high and can be reached after climbing about 50 steps.
Uthira Ranganathar Temple at Pallikonda in Vellor :
Indhran’s Brahma harthi dhosham got cleared here. When there was a fight between Saraswathi and Lakshmi on who is bigger, Brahma declared Lakshmi is bigger. So Saraswathi deserted Brahma. When Brahma conducted an yagna, Saraswathi refused to join him. So Brahma married another lady called Savithri and conducted the Yagna. Saraswathi’s anger grew more and she tried to disturb the yagna with the help of demons by creating a flood in the Palar.
The temple is 23 km from Vellore on the Bangalore Highway. Situated on the banks of Palar river, it houses a very beautiful and one of the most ancient Sri Uthara Ranganathar Temple.1km inside from Pallikonda main road towards Gudiyatham. It is considered that if you stay for 3 nights at Kanchi, you get salvation but here if you stay just one night, you get salvation.
Palamathi Hills Murugan Temples in Vellore :
Palamathi about 14 km is a suburb of Vellore and is famous for its Murugan temple recently built on the hill about 1800 ft above the sea level. 140 Km – Distance from Chennai to Palamathi Hills
Sandwiched among three picturesque hills is the Palamathi Hill known for its nature’s gift. The natural swimming pool attracts young and old alike that seek this resort for rejuvenation and relaxation. There is a temple adorning this hill. Arrangement for trekking and boating can be made.
Eraivankadu Bhagavathy Amman Temple in Vellore :
காலை 8 மணி பூஜை
நன்பகல் 12 மணி பூஜை மற்றும
மாலை 6 மணி பூஜை
வாராந்திர சிறப்பு பூஜைகள் – செவ்வாய், வெள்ளி, ஞாயிறு, இத்தினங்களில் அருள்வாக்கு நடைபெரும். மாதாந்திர பூஜைகள் – அமாவாசை அன்று நண்பகல் 12 மணி அளவில் சிறப்பு உச்சிகால பூஜை நடத்தப்படும்.
வேலூர் to பெங்களூர் தேசிய நெடுஞ்சாலை, வேலுரிளிருந்து 12 கி.மீ தொலைவில் செதுவாலை அடுத்த இறைவன் காடு பகவதி அம்மன் திருக்கோவில் பாலற்றங்கறையில் அமைந்துள்ளது.
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