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Kundrathur Murugan Temple

Kundrathur Murugan Temple

Kundrathur Sri Subramaniya Swami Temple : The Kundrathur Murugan Temple is a famous temple situated on top of a hillock dedicated to Lord Murugan. There are 84 steps to reach this hill temple. This is the only Murugan temple in Tamil Nadu where the God is standing in a north facing direction. 
Murugan Temple in Kundrathur
Kundrathur Murugan Temple
Kundrathur Murugan Temple Chennai
Tamil Poet Sekkizhar was born here and his birthplace was made into a Temple. He was the chief minister of Kulothuga Chozha II alias Anabaya. He withdrew from the ministry and wrote Periapuranam. His young brother Palaravayar dug a water tank near his residence, which is now called ‘’Palaravayar Kulam’’.
Chennai Kundrathur Murugan Temple
Chennai Murugan Temples
The karthigai deepam festival celebration is famous here. The temple has mention in the Tirupugazh hymns of saint Arunagiriar.
Kundrathur - Murugan Temple
குன்றத்தூர் முருகன் கோயில்
Main Deity
Lord Murugan
Sri Subramaniya Swami
Goddess Name
Valli and Theivanai
Lord Murugan is praised in Tirupugaz,
Birth Place of Tamil Poet Sekkizhar
Built by
King Kulothunga Chola - II
Travel Base
Near By
Pallavaram, Porur
குன்றத்தூர் முருகன் கோயில்
Valam Suzhi Vinayagar Kundrathur
Kundrathur Subramaniya Swami Temple
How to Reach :   Kunrathur Murugan Temple is 10 kms from Pallavaram and 11 kms from Porur. Frequent Buses available to kundrathur Murugan Temple from High Court / Paris, Saidapet, and Vadapalani .

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