Vayalur Murugan Temple

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The Vayalur Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muruga, located near the city of Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) in Tamil Nadu, India.


Thiruchirappali is well connected by rail to almost all major cities of India. By air, there are regular flights to Trichy from Chennai, Singapore, Malaysia, Sharjah and Colombo. Buses are available from almost all places of Tamil Nadu and Bangalore round the clock.


This temple is around 1200 years old built during the reign of the Cholas.


The main deity in the temple is Lord Muruga, it is behind the Moolavar Shiva Sannithy. The other Sannithys in this temple are Moolavar arulmigu Athi Nathar (Lord Shiva).


  • Agni Theertham also known as Shakthi Theertham. According to a legend, Lord Muruga himself created this tank with his Velayudham.
  • Sthala Vriksham: Vanni Maram (Vanni Tree) is seen in the left side, as soon as you enter the rajagopuram.

Important Festivals[edit]

  • Thai Poosam: During the month of Jan/Feb
  • Panguni Uthiram: During the month of Mar\Apr
  • Vaikasi Visakam : Birth star of Lord Murugan During the month of May/ June
  • Adi Kirthikai: During the month of July/August
  • Thiru Karthikai : During the month of oct/nov
  • Kanda shasti : November


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Coordinates: 10°49′44″N 78°37′23″E / 10.82888°N 78.623153°E / 10.82888; 78.623153