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Becoming little crowded but still a must visit. It is an ancient murugan temple. The crowd has increased big time and the little town has grown big. Lots of eateries have come up around the temple making it easy to visit.
This temple is special for Lord Muruga and it's amongst so many Eswaran and Navagraha temples around Kumbakonam. Next to this Muruga Temple is Someswharar Temple and visitors to Swaminatha Swami Temple (Murugan) may not miss the neighbouring Someshwarar (Easwaran or Lord Shiva) Temple.
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.
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
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
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
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