About Narasimhaswamy Temple
Narasimhaswamy temple in Namakkal, a town in Namakkal region in the South Indian province of Tamil Nadu, is devoted to the Hindu god Narasimha, a symbol of Vishnu. Developed in the Dravidian style of design and Rock-cut engineering, the temple is situated in the Salam - Namakkal-Trichy Road. The temple is open from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm and 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
The legend of the temple is related with Narasimha, a symbol of Hindu god Vishnu showing up for Lakshmi, his associate, and Hanuman. In view of the building highlights, students of history trust that the temple was worked amid the eighth century. The temple has a pillared corridor prompting the sanctum, which has shake cut design.
Four day by day customs and numerous yearly celebrations are held at the temple, of which fifteen-day Panguni Uthiram celebration celebrated amid the Tamil month of Panguni March - April when the picture of directing gods are taken around the avenues of the temple, being the most conspicuous. The temple is kept up and regulated by the Hindu Religious and Endowment Board of the Government of Tamil Nadu.