Lord Narasimmar is one of the fiercest form of lord vishnu and narasimmar had taken the form to save his disciple pragalada from pragalada's father who wanted to kill pragalada for worshipping sri maha vishnu. Such simplicity is one of the fascinating aspects of lord mahavishnu who had taken nine forms for different reasons.For a devotee, lord maha vishnu had shown four types of dharshans in a temple situated in a hill temple near a place called thiruneermalai in kanchipuram district.
Lord perumal can be seen in four forms as neervanna perumal, narasimmar, ranganathar, ulagalanda perumal here.Neervanna perumal can be seen in the temple below hill and all others in hill temple.
Balanarasimmar: Lord narasimmar can be seen in the form of a calm child in hill temple.
Girivalam: During full moon day, devotees go girivalam by going round this hill.This hill is said to be a suyambu which means created itself.Unmarried girls do giripradhachanam here.
Devotees offer thirumanjanam and new clothes to lord perumal and amman animamalarmangai after fulfillment of their wishes.
From chennai, thiruneermalai is situated at a distance of 10 kms as people go to pallavaram and from there to thiruneermalai.