6 Most Important Shrines of Lord Murugan in India

Lord Murugan or Kartikeya is the god of war and second son of Lord Shiva and Parvati,also the primary deity of the Kaumaram. Tamil Nadu has six most important Abodes of Murugan, known by the name Aru Padai Veedu. Here is the list of most famous Lord Murugan Temples in India along with Sikkal Singaravelan Temple at Tamil Nadu.

Palani Murugan Temple, Dindigul


Palani Murugan Temple is located in Palani town of Dindigul at the Palani hills. The hill temple of Palani is the most sacred shrines of the Lord Murugan in India.

Swamimalai Murugan Temple, Kumbakonam


Swamimalai Murugan Temple is located in Swamimalai on the banks of a river near Kumbakonam. The Swamimalai temple of Kumbakonam is one of the six holy shrines of Lord Murugan in Tamil Nadu.

Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Tuticorin

Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is one of the largest temple complex in  South India, situated near the sea shore in Thiruchendur. The temple is one of the fourth Hindu temple in Tamil Nadu to get ISO certification.

Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Tirupparankunram


Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple is located near the city of Madurai and known for mystic beauty of carved rock. The temple also has Gods Shiva and Vishnu, faceing each other.

Thiruthani Murugan Temple, Thiruttani

Thiruthani Murugan Temple is located on the hill of Thiruttani near Chennai. The temple is one of the six holy abodes of Lord Murugan in Tamil nadu.

Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple, Madurai


Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple is located near the famous Vishnu temple of Azhagar Kovil in Madurai. The temple is situated on a hill covered with dense forests.

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