Thiruporur Murugan Temple

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 MonthFestival details
ChithiraiTamil New Year Day
Thirupadi Uthsavam
ChithiraiVasantha Uthsavam 1St Day
VaikasiSrimath Chidhambara Swamigal Gurupoojai.
AniAni Thirumanjanam
AvaniVinayagar Sathurthi
AvaniThree days Pavithra Uthsavam
PurattasiNavarathri Uthsavam
PurattasiSaraswathi Pooja
IyppasiMaha Kanda shasti  7 days Utsavam
KarthigaiManika Vasagar 10 Days Uthsavam
MargazhiDhanur Matha Pooja
MargazhiNatarajar Abishekam
MargazhiAuruthra
ThaiThaipusham – Thepam Uthsavam
Thai12 Days Bramothsavam
PanguniPanguni Uthram – Abishegam

How to reach Thiruporur Murugan Temple?

By Air

  • The nearest airport is at Chennai which is 42 Km away.

By Train

  • The nearest Railway station is at Chennai which is 44.5 Km away.

By Bus

  • The direct bus is available from Tambaram, T.Nagar, Broadway, Kundrathur, Adayar, Thiruvanmiyur, Pallavaram, Mandaveli and Kilkattalai bus stations.

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