Friday, December 22, 2017

Subramanya Swamy Temple, Marungoor, Kanyakumari

Subramanya Swamy Temple, Marungoor, Kanyakumari
Subramanya Swamy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan located at Marungoor Village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. Marungoor, also spelt Marungur, is located near Suchindrum in Kanyakumari District. In most of the Murugan temples, Lord Murugan can be seen on peacock but here Lord Murugan can be seen on a horse.

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The Temple
The Temple is situated atop a small hillock. This temple area is called as Kumarapuram Thoppur. Because of Kumaran's (Subramanya Swamy) name. Presiding Deity is called as Marungoor Thirumalai Amararpathy kaaththa Perumal Subramanya Swami. Presiding Deity graces the devotees with his consorts Valli and Devasena. The Thiruvasi, prabhai and the statue are all sculptured out of a single stone. This is the uniqueness of this idol.

In most of the Murugan temples, Lord Murugan can be seen on peacock but here Lord Murugan can be seen on a horse. Lord Murugan has been worshipped as Lord Siva, Brahmma and Vishnu during Kandha Shasti. Shrines for Kulasekara Vinayakar, Sangili Bhoothathan, Kasi and Viswanathar can be seen in this temple. There is a tunnel connecting the sanctum sanctorum of both the Suchindrum and Marungoor Temples, used during ancient times, during the times of war.

Chithirai Thirukalyanam, Tirukarthikai, Kandha Shashti and Soora Samharam are the famous festivals at this temple.
For little children, festival for giving first rice food after birth was conducted here. Six types of rices are cooked and offered to Lord Muruga specially during this festival.
Subramanya Swamy Temple,
Marungoor, Kanyakumari
Phone: +91 4652 241 421
The Temple is located at about 16 Kms from Boothapandi, 8 Kms from Thovalai, 12 Kms from Aralvaimozhi, 6 Kms from Suchindram, 14 Kms from Nagercoil, 10 Kms from Vadiveeswaram, 15 Kms from Kanyakumari and 100 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Marungoor can be reached from Kanyakumari, Nagercoil and Suchindram by Bus. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Kanyakumari, Nagercoil and Thovalai. Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.


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