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Sri YogaNarasimhaswamy temple is situated at Chinthalavadi village,between Trichy and karur,at the banks of river Cauvery. Sri Gopalakrishna Deity is also there by the side of  Sri YogaNarasimha in the sanctum sactorum.  Adjascent sanctum sactorum has got Mukyaprana and Anjaneya vigrahas.

 

Sri yogaNarasimha is the family deity for thousands of Madhwas allover india and abroad.It is interesting   to  know how Sri YogaNarasimha came to this place.

 

One Srimushnam Ariachar[ Hariyachar] was residing at Thirukkambuliur, about 7 km from Chinthalavadi  towards karur,leading a pious life.Oneday SriNarasimha appeared in his dream and told that in the Cauveryshore at Karuppathur,one doby is washing clothes on the back of his sculpture,and asked him   To bring it install it.As instructed Ariachar went to Karuppathur cauveryshore.To his surprise the doby   Also had a dream, SriNarasimha asking him to handover the stone to Ariayachar.Ariachar carried the stone towards thirukkambuliur.

 

When he reached Chinthalavadi the stone was weighing too much and   he could not carry it further.At Chinthalavadi Vyasarayaru had already installed Mukhyaprana and Anjaneya.  Ariachar and others went and consulted Vyasrayaru and he instructed them to install SriNarasimha at chinthalavadi itself.Aftertwards Vyasrayaru came to Chinthalavadi for darhan of YogaNarasimha and installed SriGopalakrishna also.Since then SriYogaNarasimha is blessing the devotees visiting Chinthalavadi.

 

A Canal taking water from Cauvery flows through the backyard of the temple. There is plush Greenery around the temple.

Very near to the temple premises is a mutt of Sri Guru Raghavendra
In the Raghavendra Swamy mutt, Gow Rakshana(Cow Pooja and Preservation) is being done.