Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil – Thiruvallur

Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil – Thiruvallur

Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil is a popular temple in Tamil Nadu that is dedicated to Lord Subramanya swamy (a form of Lord Muruga). The temple is an architectural marvel which comprises of walls that are adorned with paintings and sculptures. The temple also has a big statue of Lord Subramanya swamy which is believed to have been installed by Lord Parvati herself. This Temples is believed to be a place where one can gain of spiritual growth and enlightment which may help in overcoming various obstacles in life There are many famous festivals and events are celebrated at the temple throughout the year, including Maha Shivaratri, Tiruvadhirai festival and Panguni Uthiram attracting a large crowd of people.

History of Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil

This temple has a rich history and stories associated with it. Legend has it that Lord Subramaniam appeared in a devotee's dream and instructed him to build a temple there. This temple followed the Lord's instructions and has been a place of pilgrimage for believers ever since. The temple is also considered one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalam temples, the holiest temple revered in the Hindu Saiva tradition.

Speciality of Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil

It is one of the Arupadaiveedu, the six holy abodes of Lord Muruga. It is said to be the place where the Lord Subramanya married Valli – one of his two consorts. Hence it is believed that whoever visits this temple will soon get married.

Visiting time – 5.45 AM – 8.45 PM

Dress code

It is suggested to dress modestly. Ladies are suggested to wear only sarees, chudidhar, and kurtis. For Men Dhotis, shirt are preferred and trousers and short dresses should be avoided.

How to reach Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil?

By Air – Chennai airport is the nearest to reach Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil covering 14 km.

By Train – Chennai Egmore railway station is the nearest junction to reach Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Kovil covering 2 km.

By Road – All road ways in Tamil Nadu are well- connected to reach Thiruvallur through NH16, NH205 and NH716 .


1. Which Murugan temple is the most powerful?

Palani Murugan temple is considered to be the important and powerful temple.

2. Will they provide Panchamirtham in other Murugan temples except Palani?

Visitors can get Panchamirtham only in Palani Murugan Temple

3. Which is the oldest Murugan temple?

Subramanya temple located in Mahabalipuram is the oldest Murugan Temple.

4. What is the famous festival in Murugan temple?

Thai Poosam festival is very famous in Murugan temples.

5. How many avatars does Lord Murugan have?

Lord Murugan have 6 different avatars.