Arupadai Veedu Temple – The Abode of Lord Muruga

Arupadai Veedu Temples

Lord Muruga is a Hindu God, worshipped mostly in Southern part of India. He is widely worshipped among the people of Tamil Nadu and fondly called as ‘Tamil Kadavul’ or ‘God of Tamil Nadu’. He is the youngest son of Lord Shiva and Godess Parvati Devi. Valli and Deivayanai are his divine consorts. He is also known by other names such as Karthikeya, Skanda, Kumara, Subramanya.

Arupadai Veedu Temples are mainly six temples which are dedicated to Lord Muruga, situated in the southern part of India, Tamil Nadu.

 

The following are the six Temples of Lord Muruga

 

  • Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple
  • Thiruchendur Murugan Temple
  • Palani Murugan Temple
  • Swamimalai Murugan Temple
  • Thiruthani Murugan Temple
  • Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple

 

  • Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple is the first among the 6 Padai Veedu Lord Muruga Temple. It is located in the outskirts of Madurai City. This temple is considered very auspicious for conducting marriages, since as per the mythology it is here the divine marriage of Lord Murugan and Goddess Deivanai took place.

 

  • Thiruchendur Murugan Temple

Thiruchendur Murugan Temple

Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is the second among the Arupadai Veedu Lord Muruga Temple. It is located in the sea shore in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) District of Tamilnadu.

 

  • Palani Murugan Temple

Palani Murugan Temple

 

Palani Murugan Temple is known as third among the Arupadai Veedu Lord Muruga Temple. It is located in the Palani, Dindugal district of Tamil Nadu. The diety of Murugan is made of Navabashana (Nine Minerals) and is referred as Dandayudhapani.

  • Swamimalai Murugan Temple

Swamimalai Murugan Temple

Swamimalai Murugan Temple is the fourth among the Arupadai Veedu Lord Muruga Temple. It is located in the sea shore in Thanjavur District of Tamilnadu. It is here Lord Muruga taught the sacred pranava mantra ‘Om’ to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva accepted Muruga as his guru, hence the name Swamimalai.

  • Thiruthani Murugan Temple

Thiruthani Murugan Temple

Thiruthani Murugan Temple is the fifth among the Arupadai Veedu Lord Muruga Temple. It is located on Hills of Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu. The devotees need to climb 365 steps to reach the temple, the number indicated 365 days of the year.

 

  • Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple

Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple

 

Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple is the sixth among the Arupadai Veedu Lord Muruga Temple. It is located in Madurai City, Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Solaimalai Murugan Templem, sitiuated atop of hill known as Vrishabhadri or Idabagiri, and is surrounded by dense forest.

 

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