Thirumalai kovil pooja timings,festivals etc – lord murukan temple tamil nadu
Thirumalai sree kumaraswamy temple location and specialties
Thirumalai kovil also known as thirumalai sree kumaraswamy temple situated at the village panpoli in thenkashi taluk of tamil nadu state,the temple located in the hills that are surrounded by the western ghats,the distance between the temple and madurai is about 120 km,20 km away from thenkashi and 102 km from thiruvananthapuram.the principal deity of the temple is murugan with four hands in a standing posture known as thirumalai murugan or thirumalai kumaraswami,there is a goddess temple belong with this called thirumalai kali amman,the temple built by Thiruvarutchelvar Sivakami Ammaiyar,the temple located at the hill top and 625 steps to reach the temple.the initial position of steps we can see the idol of Vallaba Vinayak along with Siddhi,this temple is famous for performing ancestral rituals.
Daily lot of devotees eat tasty meals from here,Those who are interested to deposit rupees Fifteen Thousand(Rs.15000) in the temple, One day Annathanam will be provided yearly once from the interest amount of deposit.Step festival on the first of Chithirai falling mostly on April 14, Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Skanda Sashti in October-November, Karthikai float festival in November-December and Thai Poosam in January-February are the festivals celebrated in the temple.the temple built by king pandala.
pooja timings start 6.00 am to 1pm for morning rituals and then temple closes evening poojas from 5 pm to 8.30 pm. It is believed that the lord agasthya reach here to worshiping muruga daily.a special flower kuvalai is blossomed everyday this flower is a very special offering to the muruga,the nearest temples are kashi viswanathar in thenkashi,ilanji murugan temple and ayikudi balasubrahmanya swami temple etc..The Temple is located at about 5 Km from Panpoli Bus Stop. Nearest Railway Station is located at Tenkasi and Sengottai. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.
Address of the temple is: Thenpothai, Tamil Nadu 627812,Phone: 04633 237 122