The temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga aka Subramanya, the son of Lord Shiva. Apart from Lord Muruga's idol in the main shrine, this temple also houses the idol of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha, Utsav Subramanya, and other typical Gods and Goddesses of Saivism (the sect who worship Lord Shiva). You can also find peacocks in this temple. Another important aspect of the extraordinary temple located on the banks of Tamirabarani is that you can find the statues of national leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Vivekananda, and V.O. C. in the temple tower.
Go to Kurukkuthura for taking bath at Tamirabarani and to have a darshan of Lord Murugan.
Site Name: Kurukkuthurai Murugan Temple
City Name: Tirunelveli
1) One of the important temples of Tirunelveli
2) A temple located on the banks of the river Tamirabarani
Location: 180 kms from Madurai; 620 kms from Chennai; Located in the Southern part of Tamil Nadu state, India
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