Monday, March 27, 2017

Thirumalai Kumaraswamy Temple, Panpoli, Thirunelveli

Thirumalai Kumaraswamy Temple, Panpoli, Thirunelveli
Thirumalai Kumaraswamy Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Murugan located at Panpoli near Tenkasi in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. The temple is situated on a small hill surrounded by the Western Ghats near the border with Kerala. The temple was built by king Pandala. It is noteworthy that temples of Lord Aiyappan importance as Ariangavu, Achankoil, Kulathupuzhai are around this place. Poets Arunagirinathar and Achanputhur Subbaiah have written many poems on the Lord. It is a hilltop shrine, with 625 steps of pathway to reach the temple.










The hill is adjacent to Western Ghats and Kavira Hills. It is 15 km from the Lord Kasi Vishwanathar temple in Tenkasi, Courtrallam Falls, Ilanji Murugan Temple and Ayikudi Balasubramanya Swami Temple. The temple is surrounded by green fields, coconut trees, ponds, a number of windmills and a dam. The towns of Tenkasi and Sengottai are visible from the hilltop. Many musical film scenes have been shot at this location.










Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Pooja Timings
In this temple eight kala pooja's will be conducted.
S.No
Pooja
Timings
1
Thiruvanandal pooja
07 : 00 AM
2
Udaya Marthandam pooja
07 : 30 AM
3
Sirukalasanthi pooja
08 : 30 AM
4
Kalasanthi pooja
09 : 00 AM
5
Uchikala Pooja (Noon Pooja)
12 : 00 PM
6
Sayaratchai
06 : 00 PM
7
Ardhajama Pooja
08 : 00 PM
8
Ekantham pooja
08 : 15 PM
Festivals
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Literary Mention
·        "Thirumalai Andavar Kuravanji" – Author unknown; poem published in Tamil Tatha by Dr. Uu. Ve. Saminathan Iyer
·        "Thirumalai Yamah Vanthathi" - Nellai Kavirasu Pandaramars
·        "Thirupugazal" - Arunagirinathar
·        "Thirumalai Kumaraswamy Thirupugazal" - Sankarapandian Pillai
·        "Thirumalai Murugan Pillai Tamil" - Kavira Pandarathaiyar
·        Poems by Achanputhur N. Subbaih
Prayers
Visakam starrers and others pray for relief from planetary adversities and believe that Muruga graces all their wishes. Devotees light lamps around the corridor-prakara.
Contact
Sri Tirumalai Kumaraswamy Temple,
Panpozhil – 627 807,
Sengottai, Thirunelveli District
Phone: +91 4633 237 131 / 237 343 / 237 122,
Mobile: 91 94435 08082 / 94430 87005 /93667 08848
Connectivity
Panpoli is located at about 6 Kms from Sengottai, 14 Kms from Courtrallam, 11 Kms from Tenkasi, 70 Kms from Thirunelveli, 163 Kms from Madurai and 102 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. The Temple is located at about 5 Kms from Panpoli Bus Stop. Nearest Railway Station is located at Tenkasi and Sengottai. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.

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