Viralimali, Murugan temple. Pudhukottai  

Posted by Shamala Krishnan

  1. Virali malai Murugan Temple:

    The place is 42 kms from Pudhukottai. The temple is on the top of a small hill.

    The deities seen here are Sivalinga known as Vswanadhar, Goddess Visalakshi .Lord Subramanyar as Aumugha perumal, with 16 hands is seen on peacock. Valli and Devayanai are along with him to either side.

    Teertham is saravana Poigai which is in the ground level. Sthala vruksham is Kura tree.

    As per purana Muni’s are worshipping Lord here in the form of Kura tree and hence the name Virali for this place. On our way to temple we have the darshan of Idumban, and Siva in the form of Linga known as Meenakshi sunderaswarar in a cave temple.

    Kasyapa muni, Vasishtar and Naradha muni worshipped the Lord here to get rid of there sins and were blessed.

    There is idol for Naradha muni in this place and during festival times they take him on procession which is unique.

    Other deity’s presnt in the temple are Vinayakar, Arunagirinadhar, Chandikeswarar, Dakshinamurthy, Natarajar, Dandayudhapani, and Navagraha.
    Arunagirinadhar sang Thirupugazh on Lord Subramanyar of this place

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