Thiruporur Murugan Temple, Kandaswamy Darshan charges, Online Booking
Dress Code: Any decent outfit
Darshan Duration: 15 to 20 mins during weekdays. 30 to 40 mins during weekends.
Best Time to visit: Sep to May.
Ticket cost: Free entry for all devotees.
Thiruporur Murugan Temple History
As per the folklore, Chidambaraswamy an ardent devotee of Madurai Meenakshi Amman. Chidambaraswamy challenged Goddess that he will fast until the goddess blessed him with her vision. As days passed Chidambaraswamy neared to coma. Impressed Goddess appeared before him and blessed the devotee. She instructed Chidambaraswamy to construct a temple in Thiruporur.
As instructed, Chidambaraswamy reached Thiruporur which was dense forest. Lord Muruga appeared as a boy and guided him on the suitable place. Chidambaraswamy along with his consorts unearthed Lord Muruga Idol and build the temple.
It is said that Local Muslim ruler’s daughter fallen sick. They tried all possible ways but it went vain. One of his minister “The Dubash” suggested the King to visit Chidambaraswamy. His daughter recovered after visiting the shrine.
Thiruporur Murugan Temple Timings
- Morning Hours: 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Afternoon Hours: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Important Fetsivals at Thiruporur Kandaswamy Temple
|Tamil Month||Festival details|
|Chithirai||Tamil New Year Day|
|Chithirai||Vasantha Uthsavam 1St Day|
|Vaikasi||Srimath Chidhambara Swamigal Gurupoojai.|
|Avani||Three days Pavithra Uthsavam|
|Iyppasi||Maha Kanda shasti 7 days Utsavam|
|Karthigai||Manika Vasagar 10 Days Uthsavam|
|Margazhi||Dhanur Matha Pooja|
|Thai||Thaipusham – Thepam Uthsavam|
|Thai||12 Days Bramothsavam|
|Panguni||Panguni Uthram – Abishegam|
How to reach Thiruporur Murugan Temple?
- The nearest airport is at Chennai which is 42 Km away.
- The nearest Railway station is at Chennai which is 44.5 Km away.
- The direct bus is available from Tambaram, T.Nagar, Broadway, Kundrathur, Adayar, Thiruvanmiyur, Pallavaram, Mandaveli and Kilkattalai bus stations.