Welcome to Sri Venugopalaswamy Thirukoil
Sri Venugopalaswamy Temple Sathyamangalam : 108Pillared Maha Mandapa with artistic sculptures is the biggest for a Vishnu Temple in the region Ramanuja and Vedantha Desika visited the temple on their way to Melkote An Underground tunnel and the sacred Lizard are unique features at the temple Located about 70kms North of Coimbatore off the Chamarajnagar Mysore NH on the banks of Bhavani Sagar River and at the foot of the Kambaththa Raya Hills is the ancient Venugopalaswamy temple in the sandal wood town of Sathyamangalam in Kongu Nadu, an Abhimana Sthalam that pre-dates the period of Ramanuja and Vedantha Desika. Lord Venugopala is seen in a handsome standing posture alongside Rukmini and Satyabhama holding a conch and chakra and playing a flute with his other two hands. Welcoming one at the entrance is the 80feet high Garudasthamba built on a single stone.
The temple is believed to have been built by a Mysore ruler almost a 1000years ago. Ramanuja and Vedantha Desigar are believed to have stayed here for a few days on their way to Thiru Narayanapuram in Melkote.