Sri Shanmugha Temple

SriShanmughaTemple

As per Babaji's vision, a temple dedicated to Lord Shammugha - Sri Subrahmanya was consecrated on the 29th January 2012.  The temple houses a beautiful idol of Shanmugha seated on a peacock and accompanied on either side by his consorts, Valli and Devasena.

An idol of Lord Vinayaka, elder brother of Lord Subrahmanya is consecrate onto the right side of the idol of Lord Shanmugha and onto the left side is the idol of His mother Sri Parvathi.

The temple architecture is very unique with a pyramidal dome structure, seated on a circular wall architecture.  The pyramidal cone shaped roof is ornate with lotus petals that mimic a fully opened lotus representing multidimensional, exalted state of Wisdom, as Lord Subrahmanya is the embodiment of wisdom.

When devotees circumambulate the temple, all the six sacred houses of Lord Subrahmanya are depicted with idols of six forms of Sri Muruga, viz., Palani Muruga, Tirutheni Muruga, Thiruchandur Muruga, Palamudhircholai Muruga, Thiruparukundram Muruga, Swami Malai Muruga.  Each one of them having a distinct significance and rich history of Muruga after He set foot on this planet.

It is said that Sri Muruga first set His holy feet at Kadiragama in Sri Lanka and then came to Palani in Tamilnadu, South of India.

As for all the Murugan temples, even the temple in the ashram is located on an elevated place and devotees have to climb the staircase to visit the temple.


You need My blessing even for the smallest movement! Even a blade of grass cannot move without God’s will

You need My blessing even for the smallest movement!

Even a blade of grass cannot move without God’s will