Sugganahalli Sri Lakshmi Narasimha temple - Tumkur tourist attractions

In this article , we share our visit experience to Sri Lakshmi Narasimha temple  , an ancient temple at Suggenahalli one of tourist attractions in Tumkur district. This spot is at 65 kms from Bengaluru city.

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha temple , Suggenahalli , Tumkur

Spot Highlights

  • Ancient temple - believed to be more than 1000 years old 
  • Dravidian architecture style temple
  • Unique Lord Narasimha idol of about 3 to 4 feet in standing position
  • Dasoha - free lunch for devotees - 12 PM to 2 PM
  • Temple timings : 10 AM to 1.30 PM , 6.30 PM to 8.30 PM

Our team took off to Tumkur via Bangalore national highway , took the diversion at Kunigal -Shimoga awesome highway roads and reached this spot covering about 70 kms from city. It was morning 9.30 AM and the temple main sanctum wasn't open. We had to wait for about 30 min for priests to open the main sanctum and start poojas.

Meanwhile we took a stroll across temple corridors , welcomed by a stone dwaja stambha in front of temple , area covers about half an acre with ample space for parking . On entering , in front is a main sanctum of Lord Narasimha , surrounded by mantaps having idols of Hanuman , Navagraha. One can take a view of terrace gopuram taking the stairs. Temple environment was totally calm.

Temple attracts local devotees , special chariot functions are conducted every year.  It is believed , one is sure of fulfilling desires by offering prayers to diety with bhakti . We took darshan of Narasimha idol , unique of its kind in standing position. 

About 1 km from this temple , one may take darshan of Moola devara Kambada Narasimha temple which is open between 10.30 AM to 12 PM. Temple priests may be contacted on mobile 9731208674  before leaving to temple for darshan.

Moving forward on the way towards tumkur , one can enjoy the scenic Suggenahalli lake views stretching over a kilometer. Overall a nice spot to visit with family and friends. Do visit this spot , share your experience with us.