Moolavar : Balamurugan
Urchavar : Shanmugha
Amman / Thayar : –
Thala Virutcham : –
Theertham : Arumugam Float – Arumugam Theppam
Agamam / Pooja : –
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : –
City : Rathnagiri
District : Vellore
State : Tamil Nadu
The temple is praised in the Tirupugazh hymns of saint Arunagiriar.
Aadi Kruthikai in July-August and Skanda Sashti in October-November are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Saint Arunagiriar had sung the praise of this Lord describing Him as an incomparable genius gem. As the Lord is a Bala – child, Surasamharam does not take place during the Skanda Sashti festival.
The temple is open from 6.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Sri Balamurugan Temple, Rathnagiri-632 517. Vellore district.
+91- 4172 – 266 350, 266 330, 94436 25887.
Miracle Based: Saint Arunagiriar had sung the praise of this Lord describing Him as an incomparable genius gem. As the Lord is a Bala – child, Surasamharam does not take place during the Skanda Sashti festival.
Rathnagiri is 14 km from Vellore on the Arcot route. Bus facilities are available.
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