Friday, February 16, 2018

Vellimalai Kumaraswamy Temple, Kumarakoil, Kanyakumari

Vellimalai Kumaraswamy Temple, Kumarakoil, Kanyakumari
Vellimalai Kumaraswamy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan located at Kumarakoil or Kumarakovil, a small village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. It is built on a rocky terrain about 200 feet in height. Kumarakoil is one of the important and renowned among the Murugan temples in the district of Kanyakumari. The whole place is filled with lush green paddy fields, banana gardens, coconut trees with the mountain in the background, natural beauty, a feast to the eyes. During the Tamil month of Masi, countless devotees from Kerala come to worship the Bhagavathy Amman at Mandaikadu and Lord Subramanya at Kumara Kshetram.











Legends
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History
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The Temple
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Ramji Ashram
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Temple Opening Time
·        Mornings: 5.00 hrs – 12.30 hrs
·        Evenings: 18.30 hrs – 20.30 hrs
Pooja Timings
Mornings:
Pooja Name
Timings
Opening Time
4.30am
Abhishekam
5.00am
Usha pooja
6.00am
Abhishekam
11.00am
Deeparadhana
12.00 noon
Closing Time
12.30pm
Evenings:
Pooja Name
Timings
Opening Time
5.00pm
Deeparadhana
6.30pm
Athala Pooja
8.00pm
Closing Time
8.30pm
Festivals
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Literary Mention
Kumaran Koyil Kalambagam and Kumara Koyil Pillaith Thamizh sing the glory of Kumaraswamy.
Prayers
Devotees seek the grace of Lord Muruga for wedding, child, education, professional progress and health. Lord Muruga takes care of his devotees granting all they want. The Hill Lord grants peace of mind and all happiness to those to come to him. Tonsuring, offering coins equal to one’s weight called Tulabaram, offering pudding-Pongal, dressing the Lord with sandal paste, performing abishek with Panchamritham, milk and arranging feeding-annadhanam, lighting ghee lamps, carrying milk pots and Kavadi are the prayer commitments followed in the temple. Gruel offered in the temple is considered as an effective cure for many diseases. It is believed auspicious to feed the first feed to the children in the precincts of the Lord. Marriages, ear boring ceremonies, head trouncing, etc., are being done there by devotees as offer to the Lord.
Contact
Vellimalai Kumaraswamy Temple,
Kumarakoil,
Kanyakumari – 629 180
Phone: +91 4651 250706 / 233270 / 283320
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 700 meters from Noorul Islam University Bus Stop, 5 Kms from Thuckalay, 5 Kms from Thuckalay Bus Stand, 5 Kms from Padmanabhapuram Palace, 2 Kms from Padmanabhapuram, 14 Kms from Nagercoil, 20 Kms from Boothapandi, 9 Kms from Eraniel, 21 Kms from Suchindram, 20 Kms from Kulasekharam, 34 Kms from Kanyakumari and 64 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram.
From Thuckalay Bus Stand, many buses are available to Kumarakovil. From Nagercoil take bus 11-B directly to Kumaracoil. Otherwise take any bus going to Thuckalay and get down at Noorul Islam University Bus Stop and from there walk or take auto to reach this temple. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Nagercoil and Eraniel. Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

1 comment:

Gopal Ramanathan said...

This temple I visited in my life time .this is very good temple near my home town
Mygrand father built a temple nearkalpadi named bahdrakali amman temple for lord shiva lord nag and old temple for sriram which exist todaywith out any pujs on a regular basis and the village officer is known to our family

Bhadrakali amman has a pujari

tHIS IS OUR FAMILY DEITY

i HAVE 4 BROTHERS Kannan Sundaram, Rengarajan , Ravi

My fathersname is K ramanathan
MY GRAND FATHERS NAME IS KRISHNAN

MY GRAND FATHER Served for the travancore maharaj when he was the cheif cook in Adi kesava temple tiruvattar