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SRI BALAMURUGAN TEMPLE

Rathnagiri kilminnal, Tamilnadu, India

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God

Lord Bala Murugan is the main deity of temple. Lord Sri Murugan graces the devotees with four hands on his peacock facing the left side.

Goddess

Goddesses Valli and Deivayanai's are consorts of Lord Murugan.

Interesting Facts

  • This temple located on top of a hillock.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit this temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are September to February.

Weather

Highest - April to June (38°C during day and 26°C during night)Average - May (33.7 °C during the day and 21 °C during night)Lowest - October to February (26 °C during day and 17 °C during night)Monsoon season - June to September

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or chudidhar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at Temple.
  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the Temple.
  • Smo​king & Photography is strictly prohibited inside the Temple Premises.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Bus Stand, Muthukadai
12.6 KM 1800 419 4287
Tiruvalam Rail Station
7 km 044-27660246
Vellore Airport
20.8 km 91-416-291201

Architecture

Sri Balamurugan temple Lord manifested in Bala form. So temple name called as Balamurugan temple. This is the East facing temple with Chola architecture. The wall surrounding the shrine has small idols of Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Murugan, Brahma, Durga, and Chandikeswarar. The new 'mulvimanam', built atop of the sanctum, the newly-designed gold-plated kalasams kept atop the 'vimanams' (towers). Beautiful wall paintings on walls and ceilings from Hindu epics. A spacious hall around the shrine with huge pillars. The entire temple is covered by 3 storey high ceilings with huge pillars. The granite floors ensure a soothing walking surface. In temple courtyard there is a temple tank. The garbhagriha is made of granite stone. The idol of the main deity Bala Murugan was installed in a chariot which is made of granite. Over the passage of time an ordinary sandstructure was converted into a stone shrine.

Religious Significance

There is a famous belief that once a demon, intoxicated by the power of Lord Shiva's boon and his prowess, began to harass the devas very cruelly forcing them to live in oblivion. Then the demon saw Indira, the king of devas in his hideout and chased him. Indira reached this Ratnagiri mount where Lord Muruga changed him as a peacock, his vehicle which made the demon to return disappointed. This wonder took place here, according to scriptures. This temple built from 14th century, and recent renovation is done in 1980 and 2001.

History

The 14th century poet Arunagirinathar has sung about this temple as ‘Rathinakiri Vazh Murukane Ilaya Vaaramarar Perumaley’, which means ‘Murugan, the god of devas resides in Rathinagiri’. Saint Arunagirinathar had sung Thiruppugazh on this temple. Of these Tiruchendur, Tiruparankundram, Tiruvavinankudi, Tiruveragam and Palamuthircholai are famous shrines, collectively called 'Kundruthoradal'. The holy shrine at Rathinagiri also features in this category.

History of Swami Bālamurugan Adimai - Born on the 24th of January 1941 (In the Vikrama year of the Tamil calendar on the 11th day of the month of Thai) in the small village of Kilminnal adjacent to Rathinagiri, he was the fourth child born to Sri Kandaswami Mudaliar and Smt. Sinagarammal. He was named Dakshinamurthy and Sachidanandam, both being names of Lord Shiva. On completion of his schooling he entered the services of the Electricity Department. Soon after, he entered into holy matrimony with Sivakami and was blessed with two daughters and a son. One day in his 27th year, on his way to work, he climbed the hill to offer his prayers. There was neither camphor nor incense available at the temple. He walked around the shrine with a heavy heart and was suddenly overcome with divine awakening. He fell in a faint to the ground and on waking up was unable to remember his own self. He dressed himself in a loincloth. He took a sacred vow not to leave until the temple was restored to its former glory. This memorable event of Swami's spiritual awakening took place on 20th March 1968. Ever since then Swami's spiritual well being of his devotees has continued unabated.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Sevas

Abhishekam Timings
All Days
10:00 - 17:00
2
Adults
7 Hrs
1000.00/ Person

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Airports

Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
MGBS 35 KM
CBS 28 KM
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757

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