Thiruchendur Murugan Temple in Tamil Nadu Official Information
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is one of the most famous temples. It is a Hindu Temple devoted to Lord Mutugan or Subrahmanya in Tamil Nadu. The Temple is one of the six major abodes of Lord Muruga. Tiruchendur is the H.Q. of the Thiruchendur Taluk.
The Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is located in the small town of Thiruchendur in the district of Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India. It is 55 km south-east of Tirunelveli, 40 km from Tuticorin and 75 km north-east of Kanyakumari. Tiruchendur Murugan Temple now has an official website with several services like e-seva, e-accommodation, e-hundi, e-donation and e-sales.
This site also offers online housing availability check and booking facility. Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is also known as Sri Senthil Andavar Temple. The more five Muruga temples in the Aarupadai Veedu are Swamimalai Temple, Palani Temple, Thiruthani Murugan Temple, Thiruparamkunram Temple and Pazhamudircholai Muruga Temple. Tiruchendur is well associated by bus and train from all the parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Temple Daily Poojas and Timings
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is opened for pilgrims from 5:00 am to 12:00 noon and after the temple keeps closed for 5 hours and again opened from 5.15 pm to 9.00 pm. Nine Kalams of pooja are performed daily to the deity.
These festivals are the important festival celebrated at Thiruchendur Murugan Temple. The Skanda Sasti Festival is celebrated in a big scale by a unique called as Soorasamharam.
The Temple was built about 300 years ago by Thesigamoorthy Swamigal of Thiruvaduthurai Adeenam. This Subrahmanya Swami Devasthanam is located near Vira Magendragiri Hills. The Arulmigu Subramaniaswamy Temple, Tiruchendur, it is seen in the western side. The Temple's Western tower called as Mela Gopuram which is 130 ft high. It has 9 stores with nine Kalians at the top of the Gopuram, representing the 9 tiers. Normally, the Raja Gopuram is seen in the eastern part of the temples in Tamilnadu.
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