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An important and heritage temple not to be missed by Hindus.

I feel that every Hindu must visit this temple atleast once in his life time as this 14TH century... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2015
Chennai (Madras), India
Arulmaakadal Perumal Temple!!!

The temple is one of the 108 Divyadesams. It is just next to Mamallapuram bus station. We just... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2015
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

One of the 108 divya-dhesham temple of Lord Vishnu. Temple is old and thats where the beauty lies. Terrific vibration all around the temple. Felt very peaceful after the visit. Not a huge temple but not very small either. Temple normally gets crowded during saturdays...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2015

I feel that every Hindu must visit this temple atleast once in his life time as this 14TH century temple is one of the celebrated 108 Divyadesas of Lord Perumal( Maha Vishnu). The place has the reputation of being the birth place of Saint Boodhathazhwar...More

1  Thank Gajarajan1947
Reviewed July 26, 2015

The temple is one of the 108 Divyadesams. It is just next to Mamallapuram bus station. We just walked straight into it. There is entry fee. It is a small temple with two major Shrines for Lord Sthalasayana Perumal and Nilamangai Thayaar.A granite wall surrounds...More

1  Thank PARTHAPAL1982
Reviewed July 8, 2015

out of 108 divyadesams, this temple is 63 rd divyadesam. perumal in this temple is kidantha kolam.in other palli konda perumal temples perumal is sleeping in snake bed.but here he sleeps in the floor,thatswhy,called sthalasayanam.in 14 th century this temple was built,whereas previous 7 bagodas...More

Thank aaacpk
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This temple is located just in between Mamallapuram bus stand and Arjuna Penance. In the afternoon it opens at 3:00 pm. Sayana meant here is reclining god perumal in the temple. As I went at the opening time at 3:00 pm had a very close...More

Thank Mugunthan2015
Reviewed May 10, 2015

Visited this place with friends.The temple is located just near the shore temple and very near to bus stand.The main lord here is perumal in a lying position.The laddu here are very tasty and the temple is also good.

Thank rea2der
Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is one among the Divyadesas of Lord Vishnu and Avatar land of Saint Boodhathazhwar. Procession deity is holding a lotus bud. Lord, in a teaching posture, has His hand on His chest.

3  Thank HotelBaywatch
Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is very old temple. This is one of 108 vaishnavite divya desam. It is also the birth palce of Bhootattalwar. Here LORD is in reclined position. His hands calls upon his followers to come near to Him.

2  Thank varadu
Reviewed February 18, 2015

The pujaris here welcomed us and allowed us to take darshan which is unusual in Tamil Nadu when you are non Indian. The main Deity of Lord Vishnu reclining is lovely and I was delighted to visit Laxmi Narasimha,my favourite Vishnu avatar.

3  Thank louisageary
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Temple that houses idol of Reclining Vishnu. Check the temple timings if you are visiting in the noon. Place needs a bit of maintenance.

4  Thank SaileshSarmah
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