Marudhamalai Temple

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Marudhachalamurthy (Lord Muruga) Temple, Marudamalai is a popular 12th century hill temple build by Tamil kings during sangam period as shown in purananuru and dedicated to Thamizh god Murugan, situated near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. It is considered as the Seventh House of Lord Murugan.Like most Murugan temples, the temple is situated upon a hillock, part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the city of Coimbatore. Thai Poosam and other Murugan festivals are celebrated.The name ‘Marudham’ is derived from the native trees marudha maram (Terminalia arjuna) present in the hill where the temple is situated and ‘malai’ in Tamil language is meant hill or mountain. This Murugan temple is special since its in East face on the hill compare to other murugan temples on the hills.


Walking Path-Maruthamalai Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Marudhamalai Adivaram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046, India

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