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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  • Visted this temple to attend friends marriage with family members. In the temple itself,marriage can be conducted with prior approval and applicable fees it seems. 
    Visted this temple to attend friends marriage with family members. In the temple itself,marriage can be conducted with prior approval and applicable fees it seems.  more »
  • Famous lord murugan temple where he preached lord Shiva. Need to climb stairs to reach lord muruga. Will be difficult for the disabled and old. 
    Famous lord murugan temple where he preached lord Shiva. Need to climb stairs to reach lord muruga. Will be difficult for the disabled and old.  more »

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