Singarkudi is a famous temple of Narasimha situated between Puducherry (Pondicherry) and Cuddalore. The temple is replete with puranic lore. Lets us catch a glimpse of its spiritual history. The presiding deity is Ughra Narasimha with 16 hands.
Nimi Chakravarthy, belonging to the solar race, was endowed with sharp intellect. A great devotee, he conducted many yagnas and secured many boons from the Devas.
He wanted to perform Indra Yagna for the welfare of mankind. It is believed that anyone pleasing Indra will be blessed with abundant wealth and prosperity.