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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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One of six abodes of Lord Murugan

On 3rd day of our twelve days religious personal tour in pious Shravan month from Chennai to Trivandrum by taxi, we visited this holy temple. It was our 5th destination of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On 3rd day of our twelve days religious personal tour in pious Shravan month from Chennai to Trivandrum by taxi, we visited this holy temple. It was our 5th destination of the day. Swaminathaswamy Temple is located in Swamimalai dedicated Lord Murugan 5 km from Kumbakonam. The temple is one of the six holy shrines of Murugan called Arupadaiveedu. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

its also one of Arupadai temple.. its near to kumbakonam.. its 3km from kumbakonam.. all transport facility available.. its good one to visit. its 15 min travel from kumbakom/ in way u also visit to dharasuram temple.

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Nellore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice temple on a small elevated land with hardly about 50 steps to climb. This is one of the 6 primary temples of Subramanya , all located on hillocks except the one at Tiruchendur gracing the shores of bay of Bengal. Visit to the temple is nothing short of salvation for Muruga bhakthas and satisfying and gratifying for all those... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent temple, well maintained. Was in time (around 11 AM) for the Abhishegam. Purchased Special entry ticket (Rs 50/) and this got me closer to the deity. Asuper experience

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Kumbakonam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the six abodes of Lord Subramaniya. Lord Siva and Ambal sanadhies are in the ground level and We have to climb 60 steps to reach sanctum sanctorum of Lord Muruga. Well maintained temple. Boarding and lodging available with moderate ate.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Very good temple with neat and clean. An important temple for vainava's. Prasasadam offered to God and Devotees with out Salt. A story behind this is interesting on Lord Maha Vishnu

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

There ard some 60 steps to reach the main deity but therd is a huge landing after 30 steps. Hand rails are provided. Was a great experience for the soul. Dont miss this place.

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mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

One of the famous holy shrines of Lord Muruga (second son of Lord Shiva, the creator of the Universe). In this place, as per the Hind Mythology, the young boy Lord Muruga teaches his own father, Lord Shiva, the meaning the holy script "Pranava Manthram". Child Muruga, as a teacher of Lord shiva, later known as "Swami". The small hill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This temple is one of the Aarupadai Veedu dedicated to Lord Murugan. You can also see Lord Siva and Parvathi Devi here. Best time to have darshan is in the morning from 7 AM when you can see all "abhishekam" and then the "alankaram". The "alankaram" here is the best I have seen in all of the other Aaraupadai Veedu.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

A Must visit place to visit as it has 9 river gods and 16 shiva linga's water at this place... morning is the best time to visit..

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