Thiruchendur murugan temple Tamil nadu, pooja details, timings, location etc
Thiruchendur murugan temple or Sri Senthil Andavar Temple
Thiruchendur murugan temple is an ancient hindu temple in tamil nadu at thoothukkudi district,in old days temple known as jayanathipuram.the temple located near to sea shore of bay of bangal at the eastern end of thiruchendur,a complete dravidan architectural picturing can seen in the temple,the temple has an eleven tiered rajagopuram,the gateway tower facing east The entrance of the temple faces the South and has pillared halls leading to the sanctum.
Temple will be opened from 5.00 am till 9.00 pm.the main festivals hosts in the temple are vaikasi visagam(may-june),avani festival celebrated in august or september,On this Avani festival 7th, 8th and 10th day functions are more important, 7th day Sikappu sathi Festival,8th day Pachai Sathi Festival,10th dayCar Festival,skanda shashti festival is also celebrated here.Main offerings are fast and carry Kavadi, Palkudam, offer Abishegam etc. to the Lord. The Golden Chariot procession, Chandana Lebanam, Dharabhishegam, Dharahomam are performed by devotees.While the tsunami on has lashed the eastern coast of India and inundated all places near the coast deeply, the sea water did not enter the temple,All other coastal areas near Thiruchendur were affected by the lashing of tsunami.it shoes the super power of lord muruga.mythology says that this is due to the agreement with lord muruga and sea lord varuna.
It is 60 km south-east of Tirunelveli, 40 km from Tuticorin and 75 km north-east of Kanyakumari.Thiruchendur railway station is a major railway station in Thiruchendur of the thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It connects the pilgrimage center of Thiruchendur to various destinations across the state. Distance between Railway Station and Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is 77 kms.nearest airport is madurai airport.Thiruchendur Bus Station, Thiruchendur is the main bus station near to the temple all the places in tamilnadu can be connected from here.temple address is the following Address: Thiruchendur, Tamil Nadu 628215