Sri Subramanyaswami Temple – Kanchipuram

Sri Subramanyaswami Temple – Kanchipuram

Submitted on: 31 Jul 11

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Category: Murugan Temples Tamil Nadu

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Moolaver: Subramanyaswami

City Location: Kundrathur

Temple History:
After conquering the demons in Tiruporur, Lord Muruga proceeded to Tiruthani in a happy mood.  He installed a Shiva Linga and performed Shiva Puja on His way with deep meditation.  This temple was later built by Kulothunga Chozha.  Lord Shiva, worshipped by Muruga graces in the name of Kandleeswarar in a separate shrine.

Temple’s Speciality:
Lord Subramany-Muruga gracing with His consort Valli alone in Tiruparankundram facing North, graces in this temple with both Mothers Valli and Deivanai facing north. During Sekkizhar Guru Puja, Lord comes down from the hill temple to grace darshan to Sekkizhar in the footthill temple.

Festival:
Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Skanda Sashti in October-November, Tirukarthikai in November-December, Thai Poosam in January-February and Panguni Uthiram in March-April are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Prayers and Poojas:
Majority of the devotees pray for removal of obstacles in marriage proposals.
Devotees perform abisheks and wedding festival for Lord Muruga, offer vastras.

Temple Opening Time:
The temple is open from 6.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Temple Travel Guide:
Kundrathur is 16 km far from Tambaram and 8 km from Pallavaram. Those travelling from southern districts have to get down at Pallavaram and can reach the temple easily. Bus facility is available to Kundrathur from Parrys Corner in Chennai.

Temple Address:
The Executive Oficer, Sri Subramanyaswami Temple, Kundrathur-600 069, Kancheepuram district. Phone No: +91- 44 – 2478 0436, 93828 89430.

Chennai Accomodation:
♦ Taj Coromandel: +91-44-5500 2827
♦ Lee Royal Meridian: +91-44-2231 4343
♦ Chola Sheriton: +91-44-2811 0101
♦ The Park: +91-44-4214 4000
♦ Connemara: +91-44-5500 0000
♦ Rain Tree: +91-44-4225 2525
♦ Ashoka: +91-2855 3413
♦ Guru: +91-44-2855 4060
♦ Kanchi: +91-44-2827 1100
♦ Shrimani: +91-44-2860 4401
♦ Abhirami: +91-2819 4547
♦ Kings: +91-44-2819 1471.

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