Kalugasalamoorthy temple - Thoothukudi

There are many temples in india which are related to epics like ramayana and mahabharatham.One murugan temple near thoothukudi in kalugumalai is related to epic ramayana.


This is one of the three murugan temples where lord muruga faces west side. This temple is a cave temple where temple is situated inside the hill.Lord muruga has six hands here.This is a guru mangala sthalam where sage agasthiar is believed to be worshipping lord muruga daily here. This is the place where eagle faced sage sampathi had lived and had helped lord muruga in killing surapathman.

This temple is situated at a distance of 30 kms from kovilpatti.


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