Vadapalani murugan temple, unique installation for lord muruga with footwear
prime deity installed in lotus with footwear – Vadapalani murugan temple
Vadapalani murugan kovil located at vadapalani village in tamil nadu, as the name suggests it dedicate to lord subrahmanya. the architecture of the temple is very attracting one. the raj gopuram is the prime attraction which is colorful and depicted the images from the events of skanda purana. lord muruga as prime deity has a unique feature compared to other hindu gods, lord muruga is installed with foot wears. other hindu temple does not following this way and also the idol install in the lotus. the deity in vadapalani murugan also called palani devan. a golden chariot is the highlight at this temple. the holy water source belongs to the temple known as thirukkulam
Vadapalani murugan kovil not an ancient temple which built in 19th century. valli marriage hall is the mandapam belongs to vadapalani murugan kovil. varasiddhi vinayagar, hanuman, sidhar peedam, chokkanathar,shanmughan etc are the sub deities here. navarathri festival is a main event hosts here lats for nine days. on the last day of the festival procession of goddess takes place around the temple. vaikasi celebrations lasts for 11 days. lord muruha killed cruel demon suran in tamil month iypasi, for the victory of this day temple celebrating kanda shashty festival.
New moon day in chithirai month celebrated in a grand way. panguni uthram lakshrchanai lasts for 10 days, during the laksharchanai events there are thousands of devotees heading to vadapalani murugan kovil to take part in this holy event. koyembedu is the nearest bus terminal to the temple which has only a distance of 5 km. there are regular buses available from tkoyembedu bus stand. vadapalani murugan kovil located very close to Chennai. central rail head and Chennai egmore stations are the two possible rail heads situated close to the temple. Chennai international airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of 10 km.
morning-6.00 am to 12.00 noon
evening- 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm