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Sri Kumaraswami temple
 
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Moolavar: Kumaraswami
  Urchavar: Manavalakumaran
  Amman / Thayar: -
  Thala Virutcham: Vengai
  Theertham: Float tank – Teppakulam
  Agamam / Pooja : -
  Old year: 500-1000 years old
  Historical Name: Velvi Malai
  City: Kumaracoil
  District: Kanyakumari
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
     
Singers:
     
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 Festival:
     
  10 day Vaikasi Visaka festival, last Friday Pushpabishekam in Avani in August-September; and seven day Panguni wedding festival are the festivals celebrated in the temple.  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  Presiding deity Lord Muruga is 10 feet tall standing majestically. It is said Valli Kalyanam –Lord Muruga’s wedding with Valli- took place here.  
     
Opening Time:
   
  The temple is open during normal hours of the day  
   
Address:
   
  The Executive Officer, Sri Kumaraswami Temple, Velimalai.  
   
Phone:
   
  +91-4651 - 250706, 233270 
    
 General Information:
     
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Prayers
    
 

Devotees seek the grace of Lord Muruga for wedding, child, education, professional progress and health.  Lord Muruga takes care of His devotees granting all they want.  The Hill Lord grants peace of mind and all happiness to those to come to Him.

 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Tonsuring, offering coins equal to one’s weight called Tulabaram, offering pudding-Pongal, dressing the Lord with sandal paste, performing abishek with Panchamirtha, milk and arranging feeding-annadhanam, lighting ghee lamps, carrying milk pots and Kavadi are the prayer commitments followed in the temple. 
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
 

This is a famous Lord Muruga temple situated at the Kerala-Tamilnadu border.  Gruel offered in the temple is considered as an effective cure for many diseases.  It is also believed that this was the place where Valli played with Her friends while taking care of the Thinai – a crop – fields and the region ruled by Nambirajan, the adopted father of Valli.  People also believe the place was the one where Lord Muruga stood as the Vengai tree for Valli.  This is a very ancient temple.  Presiding Lord is on the southeast side with Mother Valli.  The idol is 10 feet tall.  The ears of the presiding Lord being long, it is believed that the structure belongs to Buddhist period.  The stone too is of a very hard type.

 
     
  Temple History:
     
 

Many wish that this temple should be the seventh Padai Veedu (army camp) of Lord Muruga along with six in Tamilnadu.  This was earlier in Kerala.  Many believe that Nambirajan the adopted father of Valli was the ruler of the place.  Valli-Muruga wedding also took place here.  This is a famous temple in the Tamilnadu-Kerala border.

 
     
Special Features:
     
  Miracle Based: Presiding deity Lord Muruga is 10 feet tall standing majestically. It is said Valli Kalyanam –Lord Muruga’s wedding with Valli- took place here.
 
     
     
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