Swamimalai Murugan1 Vote Currently Open
- Address: kumbeswaran thirumanjana veedhi, Swamimalai, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612302, India
- Phone: +91-4352454421
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
The Swamimalai Swaminathaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Murugan and is located on the banks of a tributary of river Cauvery. This temple is situated 5 kilometres from Kumbakonam and is one of the six holy shrines of Murugan, also called Arupadaiveedu. The shrine of the presiding deity, Swaminathaswamy is situated 60 feet high on the hillock, while the shrines of his mother Meenakshi (Parvathi) and father Shiva (Sundareswarar) are located downhill. The temple has three gopuram (gateway towers) and three precincts along with the and sixty steps each one of which is named after the sixty Tamil years.