Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, Kumbakonam

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Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, one of the six holy Hindu shrines of Murugam. Located on a 60 ft (18 m) hillock lies the shrine of the main deity, Swaminathaswamy, and the shrine of his parents, Meenakshi and Shiva, are placed downhill. Bask in the atmosphere of the ancient in this temple which is believed to be in existence since the 2nd century B.C.E. Climb the sixty steps which lead to the three ‘qopurams’ or gateway towers to see the shrine and offer prasadam to the God. Learn about the Lord Vishnu from the priests. The climb may be difficult for older people. Plan to visit Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai during your Kumbakonam vacation using our convenient Kumbakonam online route planner .
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  • This beautiful temple is believed to have existed from the 2nd century AD making it 2000 years old. As per the story, the child Muruga explained the meaning of Om to the trinity of Shiva, Vishnu and B...  more »
  • Great place to visit and worship lord muruga. Has to climb some 60 + steps to reach the top of the temple to see lord muruga, Over all great place to visit .  more »
  • Arulmiga swaminatha swami temple is situated in kumbakonam. It's a oldest temple and got a nice darshan of the swami.  more »
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  • Old temple of Murugan. One of six houses. Only 60steps. Awesome experience. Blessed.. arogara
  • One of the six most auspicious temples of tye Hindu Lord Muruga (arupadai veedu in Tamil). The main part of temple (moolsthan) is situated on a hill, where devotees can reach by climbing about 30-40 steps. The temple has direct buses plying from Kumbakonam almost through the day and the temple is at a walkable distance from this bus stop.
  • Lord is majestic, One of the six temples for Lord Muruga, it gives us immense pleasure and peace of mind each and every time visit here.
  • Very nice and 4th Passing Veedu of Lord Murughan. The name of the god is SWAMINATHAN
  • One of the important houses of lord Murugan. It's 4th house out of 6. Available in kumbakonam to Thanjavur state highways.
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