Friday, December 22, 2017

Subramanya Swamy Temple, Marungoor – Legends

Subramanya Swamy Temple, Marungoor – Legends
Sage Agastya installed Lord Murugan here:
It is believed that when Sage Agastya came down to Podhigai malai, he has installed this Murugan here.
Indra’s horse, Uchchaisiravas attained salvation here:
After Indran got cleansed from the curse of Sage Gowthama at Suchindrum temple, Indra’s horse, Uchchaisiravas also wanted salvation. It asked the same with Suchindrum Lord Shiva. He directed the horse of Indran to go to Marungoor and worship the Murugan there for salvation. It came along with Sunandhan and worshiped Murugan here and got salvation. Since the horse got salvation, this place is also called Vaaji Puram.
Thirumalai Amararpathy kaaththa Perumal Subramanya Swami:
Since Lord Murugan of this this place saved Indran from danger and hence he is called as Marungoor Thirumalai Amararpathy kaaththa Perumal Subramanya Swami.
Indra worshipped Lord Murugan here:
It is believed that after doing the Artha Jaama Pooja at Suchindrum temple, Indran comes to this place, takes bath in Amaravathy Kulam here and worships Aabhaththu Kaatha Devi and Murugan here. 

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