Welcome To Arulmigu Swaminatha Swamy Temple - Swamimalai

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

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

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. swamymalai murugan temple samimalai murugan temple

Temple Details :

Welcome To Arulmigu Swaminatha Swamy Temple - Swamimalai
Maha Kumbabisegheam Festival 09-09-2015
Pooja Timing
Usha Kalam 06:00 A.M
Kalasandhi 09:00 A.M
Uchikala Poojas 12:00 Noon
Sayaratchai 05:30 P.M
Rendam kalam 08:00 P.M
Arthajama pooja 10:00 P.M
The important festivals conducted in the temple are :

Monthly Kirutikai festival,

Temple Car festival in April,

Navaratri festival in May,

Kanda Shashti festival in October,

Tiru Karthikai festival in Nov/December,

Pankuni Uttiram festival in March.

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