Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Subramania Swami /Murugan Temple - Tiruchendur

Tiruchendur is temple town in Tuticorin or Thoothukudi district of Tamil badu.Tiruchendur is famous for Subramania Swami /Murugan Temple.This temple is 2000 years old .Temple is located on the shore of Bay of Bengal.
There are four lithic inscriptions of the Pandya times in the southeastern corner of the first circuit of the temple. Two of them belong to Pandya Varaguna Maran of about 875 A.C.; the third of Pandya Mara Varman of about 1282 A.C.; and the fourth of Vikrama Pandya Deva. The inscriptions of Varaguna speaks of his grant of 1,400 gold kasus or coins to the temple, and the injunction that this sum should be invested as a permanent loan among village assemblies, so that the interest therefrom might be spent on this temple.


How to reach Tiruchendur :

Road : From Chennai it is around 750 Km.From Madurai it is 170Km and 40 Km from Tuticorin..
Rail : Nearest rail head is Tuticorin.
Airport : Nearest Airport is Madurai and Tuticorin.

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