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Oct 28, 2010

Anthili Lakshmi Narasimhar Temple

Anthili Lakshmi Narasimhar

 5 Quick facts

Moolavar Lakshmi Narasimhar, Shantha swaroopi.

2) Temple history:
Garuda once felt anxious that he was left out both in Gajendra moksham and Narasimha Vaibavam. He did severe penance in this place and God gave him dharsham as Nakshmi Narasimhar.

Lord Narasimhar made Garuda understand that it was not intentional to leave him during Gajendra moksham / Narasimha Vaibavam and it was due to urgency.
Garudar felt very happy and wished that Lakshmi narasimhar should stay in that place and bless all devotees.

3)  Anthili Temple timing and phone number
Temple Time : 7am-6pm
Priest: Srikanth Bhattar Mobile: 94867 89200
4) Temple Location
Anthili is 35kms West of Villupuram and 1km East of Arakandanallur/ ThiruKovilur Railway Station ( Villupuram-Mugaiyur-Thirukovilur route)
5) This is one of the 8 temples in Tamil Nadu, where Lord Narasimha provided darshan after the killing of Hiranya. 

 1) Singarakudi near Pondicherry/Cuddalore, 
2) Anthili near Thiru Kovilur, 
3) Parikkal near Kedilam, 
4) Sholingur
5) Nammakkal
6) Singaraperumal Koil near Chengalpet 
7) Sinthalavadi.
8) Poovarasan kuppam

Temple Map for Anthili, Parrikal, Poovarasankuppam, Singiri

Recently we visited this temple (July 7th 2011) and nearby Narasimhar temples.
Srikanth Bhattar(Mobile: 94867 89200 ) was very kind enough to arrange food in his own house.
He took care of all the things that was needed for our puja on that day.

Puja in Anthili Temple


  1. Last Sunday 24th May 2015 we went to this temple around evening 3 pm and were disappointed as the temple was closed.

  2. Today vijayadasami day 22-10-2015, we went by 10am but disappointed. Let me try next time contacting the bhattar in advance.

  3. The mobile number is wrong. can anybody givr correct mobile number of the bhatter and correct route to the temple. sundararajan

  4. Sri Lakshmi narasimhar Anthili, templr every one should visit. I heard Srikanth bhattar is a very helpful man, and performs pooja very well.can any one confirm Battar contact mobile 9486789200 is correct. I hope Sri Anthili Lakshmi Narasimhar would take care of everything
    R.Narasimhan Iyengar. 9025597200

  5. mobile number given is wrong.does any one have the correct contact number of the bhattar