The temple has three ‘Gopurams' with three ‘Praharams'. The ‘Gopuram' on the south side of the temple is decorated with statues and contains five storeys while the other two entrances have no towers above them. swamimalai murugan temple swamimalai murugan temple.The arrangement of the Praharam (also spelt as Prahar) is peculiar in this temple. The first Praharam is at the base of the hill, the second halfway up the hill and the third at the top surrounding the sanctum. Once you pass the ‘Raja Gopuram' and the ‘KalyanaMandapam' you reach the shrine dedicated to Goddess Sakti at the base. In addition to this there are other shrines for various other deities and the well with ‘vajra Teertha'. swamimalai murugan temple.Steps lead from here upwards towards the top of the hill. When you reach half way up the hill there is a small area where beautiful statues depicting the legend associated with this temple have been created. Further above is the second Praharam. You climb further to reach the level where the shrine for Lord Swaminathan is built. There are various shrines to other deities on the first Praharam.

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  • Annadhana Scheme
  • Daily minimum 300 devotees are eating very tasty meals at 12.15 Noon.Those who are interested to deposit rupees Seventy Five Thousand (Rs.75000) in the temple, One day Annathanam will be provided yearly once from the interest amount of deposit.


The temple possesses gold, jewels, diamonds, and rubies, silver vessel and other costly articles worth many lakhs of rupees. Every Thursday, Lord Swaminathan is decorated with Diamond Vel. The day of Krittika is very important and thousands of people worship the Lord every month on this day. The main festivals are the Brahma Utsavam, Skanda Shashti and the festival of Subrahmanya's marriage with Valli.

  • Monthly Kirutikai festival.
  • Temple Car festival in April.
  • Visakam festival in May.
  • Navaratri festival in May.
  • Skanda Shashti festival in October.
  • Tiru Karthikai festival in Nov/December.
  • Taippucam festival in January.
  • Pankuni Uttiram festival in March.

Pooja Details

Pooja Details Pooja Time
Kala Sandhi Pooja 08.00 AM
Vishvaruba Dharsanam 06.00 AM
Uchala kala Pooja 12.00 PM
Sayaratchai Pooja 05.00 PM
Arthajama Pooja 08.00 PM
Palliarai Pooja 08.45 PM

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