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Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai

Kumbakonam 612 302, India
0435 54421
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Holy Shrine of Murugan (Kartikeya)

One of the holy shrines of Lord Murugan (Kartikeya) in Southern Tamil Nadu; climbing the steps... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Varun N
Stunning and amazing experience of Hinduism

When we set foot at this temple, I thought this was going to be an ordinary experience like many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ESutras O
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“malai” (10 reviews)
“climb steps” (5 reviews)
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Kumbakonam 612 302, India
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0435 54421
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the holy shrines of Lord Murugan (Kartikeya) in Southern Tamil Nadu; climbing the steps could be an issue for the elderly.

Thank Varun N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we set foot at this temple, I thought this was going to be an ordinary experience like many others at temples in Tamil Nadu - but this was specially different. Go in and experience the majesty of Lord Murugan yourself.

1  Thank ESutras O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must see Place of Good Muruga. Very Nice Temple. Once of the 6 Famous Place for Good Muruga. Need to Claim Stare Case.

Thank Kandaswami A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lord Muruga is in the Swamimalai hill top and Lord Siva and Parvathi in the ground level. Devotees first visit and pray Lord Muruga and then Lord Siva and Parvathi.Lord Muruga is known as Thaggappan swami since lord Siva accepted him as his Guru to...More

Thank Profrr
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

The hilltop abode of Lord Murugan is located along the dry Kaveri Bank. Even in the dried state the temple location looks awesome. Don't know how beautiful it must have been when Kaveri was flowing through the course. Visiting this temple is a 99.97% chance...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Excellent and divine time. I get rejuvenated each time I visit this temple. Saturday (2nd June) was peaceful and had a darshan in a peaceful and salubrious manner

Thank iamvenkat
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Have to climb some steps and once you do there was a wonderful darshan Took Rs 50 special darshan tickets and was lucky that chandana abhishekam was being performed as i got in and was lucky and blessed to have witnessed such a sight Feel...More

Thank RAMESHCHANDRAN V
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The place where Lord muruga preached the meaning of om the pranavamanthiram to Lord Shiva. Temple for Lord Shiva is at the foothills and Lord Murugan temple is atop a small hill and would be difficult for the elderly. A divine experience to worship Lord...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This beautiful temple is believed to have existed from the 2nd century AD making it 2000 years old. As per the story, the child Muruga explained the meaning of Om to the trinity of Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma here, making him Swaminathan the teacher to...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great place to visit and worship lord muruga. Has to climb some 60 + steps to reach the top of the temple to see lord muruga, Over all great place to visit .

Thank MohanaKrishnan S
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Narayana M
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Response from ashlokan | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so. Kumbakonam is hardly 8 kms and has all categories of accomodation.
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