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The Six Abodes of Murugan – The Hindu Warrior God Shri Subrahmanya

The Six Abodes of Murugan (Tamil : Āṟupadai Veedu) are six temples situated in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The god is known by different names such as Murugan, Kandaswamy,  Kartikeya, Skanda, Vadivela at various temples. The six most sacred abodes of Murugan was mentioned in Tamil sangam literature, “Thirumurugatrupadai”, written by Nakkeerar and in “Thiruppugazh”, written by Arunagirinathar. The six abodes are Thiruparankundram, Tiruchendur, …Continue readingThe Six Abodes of Murugan – The Hindu Warrior God Shri Subrahmanya

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Sacred Journey: Subramanya Swamy Temple, Tiruttani – The Abode of Warrior God Murugan

Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple, on the hill of  Thiruttani, Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu, India, dedicated to Lord Muruga. The hill has 365 steps indicating 365 days of the year. It is fifth among the six abodes of Lord Muruga (Aarupadai veedugal). The other five are Palani Murugan Temple, Swamimalai Murugan Temple,  Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Thiruparankundram  and  Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple. Thiruttani is 87 kilometres…Continue readingSacred Journey: Subramanya Swamy Temple, Tiruttani – The Abode of Warrior God Murugan