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Siruvapuri Murugan Temple

Siruvaapuri  - Sri Bala Subrahmanyam Temple

Siruvapuri (சிறுவாபுரி முருகன் கோவில்) is a small village area located in Thiruvallur district, nearby Chennai. And it is famous for Bala Murugan temple. The main deity of this temple is Sri Balasubramaniyar. The temple also houses Sri Annamalaiyar and Sri Unnamalai amman.
Siruvaapuri Murugan Temple
Chinnambedu Murugan Temple
History of the temple has that Lava and Kusa, the sons of Rama lived in this place. Once when Rama was passing this place, they have fought a war with Rama himself without knowing that he was their father. As the young children waged a war here, the place was called as Siruvar Por Puri. (Siruvar means children, Por Puri means waging a war, in Thamizh). This place is now called as Chinnambedu, which originally was Siruvar Ambu Edu (children who took their arrows for the fight).
Siruvaapuri Temple Historyin Tamil
Bala subramaniyar Temple Siruvapuri
Some hundreds of years back there lived a lady called Murugammai in this village. She had been a very ardent devotee of Lord Muruga here. She always used to chant His name and praying Him, for years. Her husband who didn't like her worshipping all the time was warning her to stop it. But she never listened to him and her husband one day cut her arms off out of anger. Even then, Murugammai cried for help only with Lord Muruga. The Lord who was pleased with her bhakti, made her hands join even without the signs of any wound. Sirivarpuri Balasubramani temple is believed more than 500-years-old temple.

Lord Muruga here is called Sri Balasubramanyar and is said to be powerful, granting the wishes of devotees. This beautiful temple also has Sri Annamalaiyar (Lord Shiva) and Sri Unnamulai Amman. The utsava moorthy of Lord Muruga is seen as Valli Manalar in a wedding posture with Sri Valli. Lord Muruga here is believed to grant wishes for those intend to buy or construct a house. Many people who wish to buy a house visit Lord Muruga here for blessings to fulfil their wish.
Siruvapuri murugan
சிறுவாபுரி பாலசுப்பிரமணிய சுவாமி கோவில்
Siruvapuri Murugan Temple
The statue of Arunagirinathar is seen facing the sanctum of the temple. Arunagirinathar visited this temple several times and has sung several Thiruppugazh songs. Archanai Thiruppugazh was sung in praise of Lord Muruga.

How To Reach : Siruvaapuri is located about 40 kms from Chennai on Chennai Kolkata highway. The temple is located about 3 km off the highway. Local Buses are available from CMBT, Ponneri, Redhills and Gummidipoondi.

Siruvapuri Temple route from koyambedu : Catch the Chennai – Kolkatta highway, continue to Thatchoor cross road, From there proceed around 3 Kms, where you can see a small sign board to your left. Take that left road and travel 3 kms in the same road  to reach the temple. 
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