Vayalur murugan temple, famous for hosting vaigasi visakam and shashty
Vayalur murugan kovil, popular subrahmanya pilgrim center at trichy
Vayalur murugan kovil is a popular murugan temple in tamilnadu located at a small village in thirichirappalli district. this is one of the ancient temples which built during the period of chola dynasty 1200 years ago. it extremly follow the style of dravidan architecture. lood muruga worshiped lord shiva here and hence lord shiva as the moolavar of the temple. deva mayil is the holy peacock of lord muruga which installed in the temple facing to the deity. there is an installation for consort of shiva deivanayaki, but the interesting thing about goddess, it is facing to south. shakthi theertham is the holy water tank which made by lord by his own hands using his weapon vel
Shanmugarchana is the main offering at vayalur murugan temple, chanting the hymens of lord muruga. bringing kavadi and fasting shashty are other main offerings in the temple. devotees take this offering after fulfill their wishes by the blessings of lord muruga, these offerings are considered as a thanksgiving rituals. it is believed that lord muruga wrote pranav manthra ohm on the tongue of arunagirinathar. valli and deivayani are the consorts of lord muruga which also the main installation to lord muruga. stone pillars are the prime attraction at this temple, amazing carvings of stone pillars and atone walls can be see here.
Vaigasi visakham is the main festival which usually falls in may or june, which is one of the most celebrated festival in vayalur murugan kovil lasts for 12 days, on the swathy star day chariot festival also carried out with this. panguni uthram, thai poosam are also the main festivals host at vayalur murugan kovil. trichy is the nearest bus stand located at a distance of 11 km and also the rail head. the nearest airport is located at trichy.
morning- 6.00 am to 1.00 pm
evening- 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm