Temples of Tamilnadu >>Tirupparamkunram
Abodes of Skanda >> Aarupadai
Tirupparamkunram >> Significance
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Temple of the month - May 2000
Tirupparamkunram is hailed as one
of the most sacred temples in Tamilnadu. It has been held in reverence for over 2000 years
by the Tamil world. It is home to Subramanyar and to Paramgirinathar.
It has been revered by the Tevaram hymns of the Nayanmars and by the Tiruppugazh hymns of
Tirupparamkunram is hailed as one of the 6 padai veedu
shrines of Murugan and is visited by thousands throughout the year.
Tirupparamkunram enshrines Murugan as the leader
of the armies of the Gods, and as the Lord of Devasena, the daughter of Indra, the King of
Tiruppamkunram features rock cut shrines as well
as mandapams lined with elaborately carved pillars.
||Tirupparamkunram - a
Tevara Paadal Petra Stalam. The shrine to Paramgirinathar in this Murugan temple
has been revered by the hymns of the Nayanmars of
the 1st millennium CE.
The entire city of Madurai wears a festive look as Vishnu and Skanda from Tirupparamkunram make their way to Madurai to
attend the Divine marriage between Shiva and Meenakshi.