Murugan Kudumiyanmalai

Murugan, Kudumiyanmalai

Other temples, Pudukottai


Muruga, facing east



Other Deities

Vinayaka, Idumban

Murugan Kudumiyanmalai is on top of Kudumiyanmalai, the hill behind the famous Shiva Temple. The structure consists of a Maha Mandapam, Ardha Mandapam and the Sanctum Sanctorum. The main deity is in a standing posture. The temple is reached by climbing the flat rocks on the north side. A large lotus pond is at the base. A shrine of Amman is on the way up. Once the smooth and flat rocks are covered there is a flight of steps roughly carved out of the rock surface to reach the temple. The surrounding areas have slippery rocks on the hill’s edges are dangerous.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


The temple could have been constructed around or after the Shiva Temple, but no information is available as of now.


No information


Murugan Kudumiyanmalai is about 18 kilometers west of Pudukottai on the road going to Kodumbalur. Kodumbalur is near the Thiruchirapalli – Madurai Highway.

Stay and Food

None locally. Pudukottai and Thiruchirapalli are the nearest.

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