Shanmuganathar Temple - Viralimalai

Lord muruga cna be seen with peacock in any picture.In most of the murugan temples, any one can see peacock.One such temple which is full of peacock is viralimalai murugan temple in pudukottai district.


Married people pray to lord muruga here for  birth of a child. A special ritual is conducted after the birth of the child as it is submitted before lord muruga. Child's uncle offer rice bran, an extract from rice to lord muruga and  get the child back and give it to the parents.Milk pot, shamumuga velvi are some rituals offered to lord muruga after fulfillment of wishes.

Many siddhars had stayed and worshipped lord muruga here.There is a pond called naga theertham here. Buses are available from trichy to this temple as this is situated on trichy to madurai road. 


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