Chennimalai murugan temple, surrounded with lush green forests on hill top
location information, pooja timings and other details of Chennimalai murugan temple
Chennimalai murugan kovil is one of the popular subrahmanyan temples in south india located at erode district district of tamil nadu state. this temple is located is focused in a high level from the ground level, it is about 600 meters above from the sea level surrounded with greenery beauty and rich with forests. it is also known as siragiri murugan temple. chennimalai murugan kovil located at the banks of holy kanchima river. the two shrines hosts at separate temple is unique one. pinnakku sidhar cave with different sizes of vel focused on the top of the hill, this is one of the popular eighteen sidhar, the tomb of the sidhar is also focused adjacent to the cave.
Milk and curd are the special rituals for lord muruga here, it is believed that the curd worshiped here not becme sour. malaivazhi vinayagar, idumban, sathiyajnani, imayavalli, markadeswar etc. the holy temple tree is termed as sthala vriksham which is the tamarind tree focused at the temple compound. the presiding deity subrahmanya is same as sevvai graha or the planet mars and all remaining eight planets encircle the lord in perfect way. there are some caves can see at the hill top which are most ancient.
The daily rituals takes place by following the tradition of kamika agam. chennimalai murugan kovil open at 7.00 am daily to 12.00 pm for morning rituals and then 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm for the evening rituals. tamil new year festival celebrate in a grand way here, vaigasi, adi, thai, painguni and appasi are other main festivals host at chennimalai murugan kovil. it located between Coimbatore and erode , which is 27 km away from erode. erode is the main city connecting to other main cities of the country. ignoore is the nearest railway station at a distance of 8 km and the nearest airport located at Coimbatore.