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Sri Venkachalapathi Temple (ஸ்ரீ வேங்கச்சலாபதி கோயில்) Krishnapuram

Sri Venkachalapathi Temple

Moolavar : Sri Venkatachalapathy
Urchavar : Sridevi, Bhoodevi
Amman / Thayar : Sri Padmavathi
Thala Virutcham : Punnai
Theertham : Teppakulam
Agamam / Pooja : –
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : Parpakulam
City : Krishnapuram
District : Tirunelveli
State : Tamil Nadu



11 day Brahmmotsavam in Purattasi (September-October), Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January drawing more than a lakh of devotees, Pongal falling almost on January 14, Kanum Pongal falling the next day, Tamil and English New year days, are the festivals celebrated in the temple. The crowd is huge during Saturdays.

Temple’s Speciality:

The sculpture of the temple is globally famous. They produce a bronze bell sound when tapped.

Opening Time:

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m.


Sri VenkatachalapathyTemple, Krishnapuram, Tirunelveli district.


General Information:


Devotees pray to the Lord for happy wedlock, child boon, development in business, family happiness and prosperity.

Thanks giving:

Those unable to execute the tonsuring prayer commitment to Tirupathi Lord, fulfill it in this temple. Devotees offer silk sari to Mother Padmavathi. Offer milk and Panchamitham, a preparation made five ingredients as nivedhana to Perumal and distribute it to devotees.

Greatness Of Temple:

Krishnapuram Venkatachalapathi temple is the alternative to those unable to visit Tirupati to fulfill their prayer commitments. Every statue and idol looks alive and produces a bronze bell sound when tapped. Krishnapuram sculptures are globally famous. Stones speak in this temple. Every sculpture is a piece of wonder.

Temple History:

The temple belongs to 16th century. It does not appear to have scriptural history behind it. It is the poetic imagination of a sculptor seeing a rock with red lines running on it. His chistle worked. Statues and idols came alive and became the pillars of this temple producing a melodious music in them. This is Krishnapuram Sri Venkatachalapathi temple.

Special Features:

Location :
Bus facilities are conveniently available from Krishnapuram. It is 11 km from Tirunelveli, 40 km from Tuticorin and 47 km from Tiruchendur.

Near By Railway Station :
Seidunganallur, Nellai

Near By Airport :
Madurai and Tiruvananthapuram

Accomodation :


Hotel Aryas: +91-462-233 9002

Hotel Janakiram: +91-462-233 1941

Hotel Bharani: +91-462-233 3235

Hotel Nainar; +91-462-233 9312

Near by temple:

Adhi Varaha Perumal

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