Tirupparankundram Murugan temple
Open Time : 8am–12:30pm, 4pm –7:30pm
Entry : free
Address : Arulmigu Subramaniya Swami Temple,, Big Car Street, Thiruparankundram, Tamil Nadu, India
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Why to visit Tirupparankundram Murugan temple
The Tirupparankundram Murugan temple is one of the southern India's most important pilgrimage sites. The temple is a magnificent work of art dedicated to Mother Earth for the blessings it has bestowed on the holy land.
The region, which features a hilly landscape, is also known as India's southern Himalayas. The sun and moon may be seen together at various times of the day, making it a wonderful and happy place. It is revered as a sacred site for weddings, and the majority of weddings in the suburbs take place here. Lord Subhrahmanya's marriage was held in this temple, and since then, countless people have been married in front of the god.
Things to do are -
In the front of the temple complex, you can see the 150-foot tall Rajgopuram.
Take a stroll around the pillared mandapams and admire the different magnificent lotus-style sculptures on the pillars. There are 48 pillars in total.
Explore the temple's inside and see the life-size idols of Hindu gods. The stone sculptures on the temple's walls are actually rock engravings.
Take a look at the Lord Shiva carvings on the external stone walls, which depict him in various dance stances.
Within the temple's grounds are wonderfully carved statues of the Nandi bull, Lord Ganesha, and his mooshak.
FAQ on Tirupparankundram Murugan temple
What are the popular festival celebrated here??,
There are many festivals celebrated but some of the popular festivals are Vaikasi Visagam,
Don't forget to taste Macroon biscuits / Mascoth halwas famous in that region!
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