Arulmigu Subramanya Swami Temple, Marudamalai is a famous 12th-century hill temple which dedicated to Lord Murugan and it’s situated near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Lord Murugan is loved here as in the form of Dhandayuthapani. It is considered as the 7th House of Lord Murugan.
Like most Murugan temples, the temple is situated on a scenic hillock at a height 600 ft (180 m) tall granite hill and part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the Coimbatore city. Thai Poosam and other Murugan special festivals are celebrated. There are two springs on the hill namely Marudha Thirtam & Pambatti Sunai which is believed to cured a number of diseases.
The Southern end of the temple pragaram staircase, there is a temple for Pillayar known as the "Thaan thondri Vinaayakar". There is a cave referred to as "Paambaatti Sitthar Kugai" dedicated to a Siddhar who was lived there in the 12th century. He was one of the 18 siddhars, He performed penance and Lord Murugan has appeared as a snake to him.
Later, Lord Murugan appearing along with his consorts Valli & Deivanai and blessed him with Marudha Theertham. A connecting tunnel route from Lord Murugan's sanctum and Siddhar's cave was formed and Siddhar is believed to have used it to worship the Lord Murugan.
Architectural style: Dravidian architecture
Distance (From Coimbatore Junction): 15 Kms
Timings: 6 AM to 1 PM & 2 PM to 8.30 PM
Address: Temple Rd, Maruthamalai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046
0422 242 2490
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