Sep 30, 2013

Subramanya swamy temple - Thiruparankundram

Lord muruga's weapon called "vel" is specially worshipped in only one place called thiruparankundram in madurai district of tamilnadu. Nine soldiers who had helped lord murugan in the war against surabathman have special temple here.


Lord muruga can be worshipped with deivanai as in a marriage. On last friday of tamil month of puratasi, special abhisegam is conducted for lord muruga's weapon which is called as "vel" in tamil. 11 theerthams are here including "saravana poigai".

This temple is a hill temple and is the first arubadai veedu or first house for lord muruga. During full moon day, people go girivalam around this hill temple. People offer rice food after fulfillment of wishes regarding marriage and birth of a child.8 vinayagars can be seen at the back of this temple as it is the place where ancient temple is situated. Specially Garudalwar can be seen here near lord murugan here.White peacock can be found here.

People offer rudrabhisegam for Lord dhakshinamurthy  here.In opposite direction of murugan temple, lord siva can be worshipped as aadhi sokkanathar. Here  sivalingam which is made by sri durgai can be worshipped and is called as "devi lingam".Here lord perumal can be seen in place of nandeeswarar which is a specility as this temple is called "malvidai kovil".This temple is situated at a distance of 7 kms from madurai on the way to kanyakumari.

Sep 28, 2013

Speciality of Rishivanthiam Siva temple

Rishivanthiam siva temple is a very famous siva temple as 3 crore rishis had worshipped in this place in ancient times.When milk abhisegam is conducted, anyone can see ambigai in sivalingam.

Sep 27, 2013

Speciality of Thiruvathirai Saturday

Thiruvathirai star is Lord siva's star which is very special as Lord siva's devotees come girivalam on this day eery month as in full moon day in Thiru annamalai. when thiruvathirai star occurs on saturday, it is very special as it has the ability to provide remedy for  Naga dosha, Pithru dosha and Maraga dosha.

Sep 25, 2013

Subramanya swamy temple - Usilampatti

Lord muruga can be seen in different avatars in different places.One such avatar is like a soldier which is worshipped by people of usilampatti near madurai.


Lord muruga here can be seen like a soldier along with  sri valli and deivanai. During thai poosam special maha abhisegam is conducted.Here one can worship thanmumalaya lingam which does not have a panam.

This temple is situated in a place called vilampatti which is on the way to veppanoothu from usilampatti.Usilampatti is situated at a distance of 36 kms from madurai.

Sep 23, 2013

Subramanya swamy temple - Palamuthircholai

Lord muruga has six main temples called arubadai veedu. One of the six temples situated in madurai is palamuthircholai.


Lord muruga can be seen with sri valli and deivanai in main temple here only. Jambul fruit which is called naval palam in tamil can be seen here in friut form in tamil month of aipassi.This is also a speciality here.People who have problems in marriage and getting a child pray to lord muruga and offer milk abhisegam and new clothes after fulfillment of wishes.

This temple is situated at a distance of 3 kms from alagar kovil. Alagarkovil is situated at a distance of 21 kms from madurai.

Sep 21, 2013

Importance of growing tulasi plant

Tulasi plant which is a medicinal herb has  medicinal values, antibiotic power, yoga power, dhyana power, pooja power, agni shakthi, and absorbing power of energies of sun and moon. Doshas which affect flow of money in one's house is prevented when one worship its regularly by keeping in his house. Tulasi is considered to be a very sacred plant as it is used for Lord Vishnu's worship as he is having sri mahalakshmi in his heart who is the goddess for money. 

Thanks to agasthiar blog

Sep 20, 2013

Feeding cows and protecting women children

People who want their women children to be disciplined and protected should do pooja for temple cows  and should feed them with 9 types of foods like grass, sugarcane, haystock,fruits, rice kanchi, varieties of keerai, vegetables, bran (thavidu in tamil) and oil cake (punnakku in tamil).

Thanks to agasthiar blog

Sep 16, 2013

Sep 14, 2013

Speciality of navami tithi

People always avoid astami and navami tithi.Lord krishna made both tithi's special by taking birth as krishna on astami and lord rama on navami. Navami tithi has another speciality.During every navami tithi important documents, school books of children decorated with little turmeric, kumkum should be placed before Goddess saraswathi for worship.Regular worship like this will bring discipline and good education for children.

Thanks to agasthiar website

Sep 13, 2013

Ancestor blessings and astami tithi

Ancestor blessings are very important for a family. Aaadi amavasai, Puratasi amavasai and Thai amavasai are special amavasai days for giving tharpanam for getting ancestor blessings.If one gives tharpanam on astami tithi, 64 generations of ancestor lineage will get benefits there by bringing a lot of purva punya and ancestor blessings.

Thanks to agasthiar website. 

Sep 11, 2013

Balasubramaniyar temple - Vennai malai

Some temples are famous by their god, pond and place such as palani and tirupathi. One such temple is balasubranaiyar temple where lord murugan, pond thenu theertham and place vennai malai are famous.


Karuvurar siddhar temple is here and it is one of the main specialities here.People who are having problems in getting a child take bath and pray to lord muruga   for five days.Special abhisegam and new clothes are offered to lord murugan after fulfilment of wishes.

This temple is situated on the way to paramathi vellore from karur via vengamedu.

Sep 9, 2013

Balasubramaniyar temple - Pugalimalai

Temple structures are very helpful to specifically find the time period of building.In a murugan temple situated in karur, gopurams are in mysore style.Such type of mixed buildings are rare  to find as every temple belong to a different era.


This temple  is built by chera kings during 15 th century accoring to sthala puranam.Here vishnu durgai is very special as people light ghee lamps for 12 weeks for removing obstacles in marriage.People follow fasting during shasti for birth of a child.

This temple is situated in velayuthampalayam at a distance of 18 kms from karur on the way to salem.In ancient times this place is called as pugalimalai.

Sep 7, 2013

Speciality of Chariot diagram songs in temples

Chariot diagrams can be found in Thiruannamalai temple in kopurathu ilayanar sannithi where lord murugan installed by sri pamban swamigal can be worshipped.These chariot diagrams are called thiru elukootrarikai which are sung by arunagiri nathar and thirumangai alwar. Anyone who want to pray for  good stable life of their children should write it on a yellow paper and read it 21 times while sitting, standing and walking. 

Thanks to agasthiar's website.

Sep 6, 2013

Siddha Mantras for Lord Sri Ram

Great sage agasthiar had revealed a special rama mantra for each week.This procedure is called Rama vaara nama japa vithi. This is a special siddha procedure for daily meditation and chanting sri ram's divine mantra.

Monday - Sri Ram Jaya Ram Siva Ram 

Tuesday - Sri Ram Jaya Ram Jaya Jaya Ram 

Wednesday - Hari Rama Hari Rama Rama Rama Hari Hari 

Thursday - Jaya Rama Siva Rama Guru Rama Jaya Ram 

Friday - Sita Rama Hanumantha Rama Sita Hanumantha 

Saturday - Sri Ram Jaya Ram Sundara Ram 

Sunday - Sri Ram Jaya Ram Raghu Ram 

Special Wish Fulfilling Mantra - Sri Ram Jaya Ram Kodhanda Ram 

Thanks to agasthiar website.

Sep 4, 2013

Subramaniyar temple - Marungur

In most of the murugan temples, lord murugan can be seen on peacock.But in a place called marungur in kanyakumari district in tamilnadu, lord murugan can be seen on a horse.


According to sthala puranam, a horse which prayed to lord siva for removal of sins was asked to worship lord muruga.As instructed, the horse worshipped lord muruga for its welfare. Lord murugan has been worshipped as lord siva, bramma and vishnu during kandha shasti.

For little children, festival for giving first rice food after birth was conducted here and is so famous.Six types of rices are cooked and offered to lord muruga specially during this festival.

This temple is situated at a distance of 10 kms from nagerkovil vadacheri bus stand.

Sep 2, 2013

Kumaraswamy temple - Sri valli marriage

Lord murga has six main temples as arubadai veedu. Like those temples one temple which may be considered as a main temple is in kumara kovil in kanyakumari district.


Lord muruga had married sri valli according to the sthala puranam in this place.Lord muruga is 10 feet in height.People pray lord muruga for cure of diseases, problems in marriage, child birth, education and mental peace. 

After fulfillment of wishes people offer their hair to lord muruga here.People offer pongal, santhana kappu, milk abhisegam, panchamirtha abhisegam, lighting ghee lamps, carrying milk pot for lord muruga after fulfillment of wishes.

This temple is located  near kerala border.This temple is on the route of nagerkovil to thakkalai.


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