It is a Hindu temple. It is dedicated to Lord Muruga. Located on the hills of Thiruttani, Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu State in India, Thiruttani temple is also known as Thiruttani Murugan temple. The hill has 365 steps indicating 365 days of the year. It is fifth among six abodes of Lord Muruga. The other five are Palani Murugan Temple, Swamimalai Murugan temple, Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Thiruparankundram and Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple. Information on Thiruttani temple timings, festivals, and transport are specified below.
The distance from Chennai to Thiruttani is 87 km. Earlier it was called Thiruveragam. The history of Thiruttani temple states that the temple has been mentioned in the Sangam period work composed by Nakkeerar. It has been patronized by the Vijayanagar rulers and local chieftains and Zamindars.
Thiruttani temple timings:
Thiruttani temple timings are: 5:45 AM in the morning to 9:00 PM in the evening on a regular basis. It is only on special days that the temple is open full days.
Is thiruttani temple open or not? Thiruttani murugan temple is open for worship all the days of the week.
Thiruttani Temple Festival :
The various festivals celebrated in the Thiruttani temple are monthly Kiruthikais, Aadi Krittika, float festival, Bhramotsavam, Valli Kalyanam, the Skanda Sashti, and 31 December New Year Step Festival. Thiruttani temple timings for the festivals varies according to the type of the festival.
Thiruttani Murugan temple online booking:
For online booking of darshan in Thiruttani murugan temple please visit www.tiruttanigaimurugan.tnhrc.org.in
How to reach Thiruttani Murugan Temple?
- By Air: tiruttani is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Tirupati at a distance of 50 km.
- By Train: The nearest railway station is at Kanchipuram which is located at a distance of 39 km.
- By road: Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation operates frequent buses from locations including Chennai, Salem, Bangalore, Tiruvallur, Vellore, Arakkonam, Chittoor, Kanchipuram, etc.