Marudhamalai

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Marudhamalai
மருதமலை
suburb
Maruthamalai Rajagopuram 1.jpg
Marudhamalai is located in Tamil Nadu
Marudhamalai
Marudhamalai
Location in Kerala
Marudhamalai is located in Kerala
Marudhamalai
Marudhamalai
Location in Tamil Nadu
Marudhamalai is located in India
Marudhamalai
Marudhamalai
Location in India
Coordinates: 11°02′38″N 76°51′47″E / 11.044°N 76.863°E / 11.044; 76.863
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
RegionKongu Nadu
DistrictCoimbatore
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
641046
Telephone code91422

Marudhamalai, also Maruthamalai or Marudamalai, is a suburb of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located along the Western Ghats, 15 km (9.3 mi) from Coimbatore. It is currently part of 17th ward of Coimbatore Corporation.[1] It was part of Periyanaickenpalayam village panchayat before merging with Coimbatore Municipal Corporation.[2] The suburb houses the famous Maruthamalai Marudhachalamurthy Temple, campuses of Bharathiar University and the Government Law College, Coimbatore.[3][4] It is7 km (4.3 mi) from VadaValli.[5]

The Murugan Temple located here is considered to be the seventh abode of Lord Murugan. This temple is about 1200 years old and is under the patronage of Arunagirinathar with Thiruppugal. There are references to this temple in the inscriptions in the temple at Thirumuruganpoondi. Adjacent to the temple is the Pambatti Siddhar Cave Temple. Like other temples dedicated to Lord Murugan, the Marudhamalai Temple is located on the top of a hill in the Western Ghats[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coimbatore corporation delimitation" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Periyanaickenpalayam panchayat union". Archived from the original on 2013-10-21.
  3. ^ "Government Law College Coimbatore – Just another WordPress site". Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  4. ^ "Home | Bharathiar University". b-u.ac.in. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  5. ^ "5 Km - Distance from Vadavalli to Marudhamalai". www.distancesfrom.com. Retrieved 2022-06-07.
  6. ^ "காப்பகப்படுத்தப்பட்ட நகல்". Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2013-07-08.
  7. ^ "மருதமலை கோயில், Coimbatore".