Wednesday Jun 19, 2024

Narasingam Pettai Ponni Amman Temple, Thiruvarur

Address

Narasingam Pettai Ponni Amman Temple, Manjakkudi Post, Kudavasal Taluk, Narasingam Pettai, Thiruvarur – 612 610. Mobile: +91 95857 35434

Diety

Amman: Ponni Amman

Introduction

Ponni Amman Temple is located at Narasingam Pettai in Manjakkudi in Kudavasal Taluk in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Ponni Amman. Vembu and Iruvatchi (both without flowers or fruits). The place was called as Narasimhapuram but now corrupted as Narasingam Pettai. The Temple is located at 4 Kms from Kudavasal, 22 Kms from Thiruvarur. Nearest Railway Station is located at Koradacherry and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

Puranic Significance

It is believed that the temple could have been built about 500 or 1000 years ago by some kings. It is situated amidst green fields. The temple was just a shed year back. The villagers raised funds and renovated the temple and celebrated the consecration in the year 2008. Presiding Deity is called as Ponni Amman. The Maha Mandapam on the western side of the temple has a capacity to accommodate 50 persons. Lord Harihara Puthran is facing west with his consorts Poornakala and Pushpakala. Veeran is on the north side with the holy tree standing opposite.

Beliefs

Devotees pray here for wedding and child boon and prosperity in life. Devotees offer new corns and goats as prayer commitment.

Special Features

Mother Ponni Amman facing west blesses from the Mahamandapam with 10 pillars. Lord Vinayaka graces from a shrine in the inner prakara facing north. People of this locality consider the deities with such respect and devotion as their Kula Devatha. The consecration of the temple took place in the year 2008. This is a very ancient temple believed to be older than 500 – 1000 years.

Festivals

All the festivals related to Veeran (may be a custodian deity of the place) and Amman is celebrated in the temple.

Century/Period/Age

1000 Years old

Managed By

Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department (HRCE)

Nearest Bus Station

Manjakkudi

Nearest Railway Station

Koradacherry

Nearest Airport

Trichy

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