Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple
Main Deity : Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal (Vishnu).
Holy Water : Cauvery; Pabavinasam.
Prominence of the Shrine : Sage Gunaseela observed penance for Perumal. Hence the place is called Gunaseelam. After noon and night poojas, Perumal’s Theertham ( holy water) will be sprinkled on the faces of devotees. It is believed that Mental disorder and other doshas are cured as a result. There are many special offerings (seva) are made at this temple. For example, ‘Sahasra Deepa Alankara Seva’, ‘Garuda Seva’ and ‘Kannadi Arai Seva’ are celebrated in a grand manner as fulfillment of prayers made to the Perumal. Belief is that the devotees going over here will get all the wealth and attain moksha. Many different caste people like Aiyar, Rayar, Sozhiyar, Chettiar and Naidu people offer hair sacrifice and perform ear piercing ceremony here to the Lord whom they worship as their family deity.
Temple History : At this temple Lord Vishnu is called Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal. The idol is in self-made(Suyambu) form . There is no dedicated Sannidhi for the Goddess Alamelu Mangai. That is because the Goddess is residing in Perumal’s heart at this temple. As per the Sage Gunaseela’s wish the Lord Vishnu is appearing as Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal at this temple.
Temple Timings : 5.30 am to 1.00 pm , 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm.
Pooja Details : Five times a day.
Temple Festivals : Float Festival-one day, Thirupavithrotsavam-2 days, Purattasi Saturdays-5 days.
Nearest Town : Trichy.
Address : Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, Gunaseelam, Musiri Taluk, Trichy Dt.
Telephone Number : 04326-275210, 275 310.
Hotels Near Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, Trichy :
1. Mathura Hotel, (21 km from Temple)
No 1, Rockins Road, Tiruchirappalli Townhall,
Trichy - 620002, Opposite Central Bus Stand Contonment
Tel : +(91)-431-2414737, +(91)-9894558654.
2. Mayavaram Lodge, (23 km from Temple)
No 87, Vanapattarai Street, Tiruchirappalli Townhall,
Trichy - 620002, Teppakulam Post,
Tel : +(91)-431-2711400, 2704089
3. Femina Hotel, (30 km from Temple)
109, Williams Road, Tiruchirappalli 620001,
Hotel Area: Trichy Central Bus Stand / Railway Junction Area,
Tel : 0431 - 2414501.
4. Hotel Rockfort View, (20 km from Temple)
05, Odathurai Road | Chinthamani, Tiruchirappalli 620 002.
Mobile: +91 740 2713466.
Tel : +91 431-2713466.
5. Grand Gardenia, (28 km from Temple)
22-25 Mannarpuram Junction,Trichy-620020,
Mobile : +91 95856 44000.
Tel : +91 431 4045000.
Restaurants Near Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, Trichy :
1. Ragunath Restaurant, (24 km from Temple)
College Road, Tiruchirappalli.
2. Parthasarathy vilas, (19 km from Temple)
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
Kondayam Pettai Agraharam, Thiruvanaikoil, Trichy 620005.