Varagur Contacts



Varagur is a small village situated on Tanjavur District – Tamil Nadu,  residing on the bank of river Kuda-Murutty  which is a tributary of Holy river Cauvery. This village is the birth place for the famous Sanskrit Opera named “Sri Krishna Leela Tarangini” composed by “Sri Narayana Theertha” who attained Jeevan Mukthi after persuading the Vishwaroopa Darshan of Lord Venkatesa Perumal at Varagur.

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Trust Location

Varagur Punniya Bhoomi Trust
No18, 46th street I cross
Chennai – 61
Cell : 9444409218

Temple Timings

Perumal Temple
Morning: 6am to 12pm
Evening: 4pm to 8.15pm

Shiva Temple
Morning: 6am to 11.30am
Evening: 4pm to 7.45pm

Quick Facts

Moolavar : Lakshmi Narayana East Facing Sitting Posture
Utsavar : Venkatesa Perumal

Known as boopathyrajapuram



Uriyadi festival of Varagur is very famous. The festival starts every year during the day of Gayathri Japam and Uriyadi ( breaking of the pot tied atop a 40 feet bamboo pole) celeberated on the following day of Sri Krishna Jayanthi. The day after Uriyadi is celeberated as Sri Rukmini Kalyanam and ends with Sri Hanumanth Jayanthi


The festival is celeberated for 10 days and with Veda Parayanams by celeberated Sanskrit scholars, bhajans from various artists that goes past midnight. People of Varagur, wherever they are in the world, assemble here to celebrate this festival. Many NRIs from Varagur coincide their vacation dates to attend this festival. It is believed that, one will find a good job immediately if he prays in this temple sincerely and promises to offer the first month salary to the Lord here.