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SRI MAHENDRAVADI ROCK CUT TEMPLE

Mahendravadi, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India

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God

The main deity of this temple is Narasimha. Here Lord is incarnation of Lord Vishnu and faces East direction in this temple.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit this temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are September to February.

Weather

Highest - April to June (40 °C during day and 24 °C during night)Average - May (38 °C during the day and 26 °C during night)Lowest - October to February (27 °C during day and 18 °C during night)Monsoon season - August to September

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or chudidhar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the Temple.
  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at Temple.
  • Smo​king & Photography is strictly prohibited inside the Temple Premises.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Nemili Bus Stand
8.9 KM 9513508001
Arakkonam Railway Station
25.9 KM 139
Vellore Airport
68.3 KM 91-416-291201

Architecture

This Temple faces East direction and built in Pallava style of architecture. This cave is excavated on a free standing boulder which is about 11 feet long and 25 feet wide from north to south. The sanctum carved towards the back wall of the cave. The inscription found in this temple calls this place Mahendra Vishnu Graha. The seven rock cut caves accompanying the inscriptions of Mahendravarman-I, Mahendra Vishnugriha, is the lone rock cut cave temple dedicated to Vishnu. The inscription in the Mahendra-Vishnugriha (Mahendravadi) mentions about the presence of Mahendra-Thataka (Mahendra Lake) around Mahendravadi. Inscriptions mentioned here note that the temple was excavated by Gunabhara. The cave temple is supported on two rows of pillars, they are cubical on top and bottom with an octagonal intermediate portion and pilasters.

Religious Significance

The cave temple is formed by completely scooping out a large free-standing boulder. This templs bulit from 600 - 630 C.E, by Pallava King Mahendra Verman - I.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 06:00 AM - 12:00 PM 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

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Airports

Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
MGBS 35 KM
CBS 28 KM
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757

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