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Sri Yoga Narasimhar temple

Moolavar : Yoga Narasimhar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Amirthavalli
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : Lakshmi Saras
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Sogathur
District : Tiruvannamalai
State : Tamil Nadu




   Sri Narasimha Jayanthi; all Purattasi Saturdays in September-October; Margazhi Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January and Hanuman Jayanthi are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Yoga Narasimha appears as Shanta Narasimha in the temple.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.


   Sri Yoga Narasimhar Temple, Sogathur, Tiruvannamalai.



General Information:



   People pray to Lord for removal of delays in wedding proposals, for progress in business and for relief from adverse aspects.

Thanks giving:

   Devotees offer vastras to Lord and Mother and offer betel leaves garland to Sri Hanuman.

Greatness Of Temple:

   Lord Narasimha facing east known for His fury is all soft to devotees.? Those annoyed about he delays and obstacles in marriage proposals pray to Mother Amirthavalli Thayar for early good results offering saris.? Sri Anjaneya blesses the devotees with courage in mind and relieves them from enemy threats.? Devotees Pray to Him with betel leaf or Vada Malas on Wednesdays and Saturdays and circle round the shrine 11 times.? Special pujas are dedicated to Lord Yoga Narasimha on Swati Star days when people throng the temple with prayers for development in business, wisdom and reputation in academic field.? Those facing doshas and delays in wedding matters, use to have a bath in the Lakshmi Saras theertha, pray to Lord offering Panaka nivedhana.? This prayer brings the devotee all benefits he/she desires to achieve.

Temple History:

   Losing all the Vedas to the demons, Lord Brahmma came to this place, had a bath in the Lakshmi Saras Theertham and performed intense penance on Lord Vishnu to get back the Vedas. Lord Vishnu granted darshan to Brahmma and got Him back the Vedas. As this is the place that ended the sorrow (Shogam) of Brahmma, the place came to be known as Soha Bagat Roopam. Undergoing many changes, now the place stands with the name Sogathur, according to Sthala Purana.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Lord Yoga Narasimha appears as Shanta Narasimha in this temple.

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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