Tourist Places near Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) – Swamimalai murugan temple

swamimalai murugan temple

Swamimalai: 6 kms. Situated to the west of Kumbakonam is a shrine on a hillock dedicated to Subramanya, locally called as Swaminatha. He is said to have initiated his father into Pranava Manthra. It many be noted that importance is given here to Subramanya as his temple is on the top while that of Shiva is at the bottom. This place is famous from the ancient times for casting bronze idols of gods and goddesses as well as for other useful castings.

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