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Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai

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Address: Kumbakonam 612 302, India
Phone Number: 0435 54421
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Good darshan

We went in the morning after Thiruvalanchuzhi Ganesha temple. Bought the special entry ticket which helped us get a closer darshan of the Lord.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We went in the morning after Thiruvalanchuzhi Ganesha temple. Bought the special entry ticket which helped us get a closer darshan of the Lord.

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Bhilai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

For people who love to walk, they can climb those long winding stairs to reach the temple. otherwise vehicles go upto the temple itself. a little crowded on special days.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

this is one of the 6 padai veedu near kumbakonam. murugan is known as takappan swami as he tought omkaram to siva. the temple is on a small hillock. onlly steps are there. the 2 nd stair case is very steep. the temple is very famous and huge crowd turn out daily. the poojas are performed regularly. sasti, kirtikai and... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Swami Malai in Kumbakonam is a very famous temple and it is a must to watch. It is Hindu temple located on the top of hill. The history of this temple is that once Brahma went to Himalaya the abode of Lord Shiva. He was the creator of living things in the world. Muruga, the son of Lord Shiva asked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fantastic temple near Kumbakonam city and one of the six Arubadaiveedu of Lord Muruga across Tamil Nadu.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A very serene atmosphere with gigantic Swaminatha swamy idol. However, please be prepared for quite a good crowd during auspicious days & holiyas.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This temple is located at a distance of 10 Kms from the Kumbakonam townand the main deity is Subramanya Swami. The legend goes that this is the place where Lord Muruga teached his father Lord Shiva the meaning and significance of Pranava Mandiram(OM) when Lord Shiva questioned his son Lord Muruga for mocking Lord Brahma creations. And hence the temple... More 

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is my seven times seeing him...every time i go there i will forget all my problems and get a rebirth. Tamil with no fees and nobody seems to disturb you.

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chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

swamimalai is the place where lord muruga teached lord shiva the pranava mandiram (om) and its significance when lord shiva questioned muruga on his mockery of lord brahmas creations and arrogance !. after the kumbhabhishekam in its balalayam now, the temple looks fresh and clean ! it is not a hill perse but only a mound !. but the power... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

its one of the padai veedu and had 60 steps indicated 60 tamil months. its one of famous murugar temple in tn

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Address: Kumbakonam 612 302, India
Phone Number: 0435 54421
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kumbakonam

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