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Murugan Temples in Sri Lanka


Nallur Kumaran, By Shanmugapriya

Nallur was the capital of the old Jaffna kingdom where places of political, religious and cultural importance were built. These include the old Sankiliyan palace Arumuga Navalar Adheenam, Chellappa Swami


Nallur Kanthaswami Kovil, By V. Vimalarajah

The historic Kandaswamy Temple stans at Nallur 1 1/2km from Jaffna on the Point Pedro Road. The temple was built in the 15th century, by Sanpaha Perumal the adopted son of Bhuvanekababhu, the king of Kotte,

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Nallur Kumaran - a spiritual experience

In 948 A.D, Chief Minister to Chola Kulangai Arya, called Bhuvanekabhahu, built a temple for Lord Kumaran in Nallur, Jaffna. This is where the present temple is located. Two literary work,alpana Vaipava Malai and

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Selva Sannidhi Murugan Temple, Thondaimanaru

Revered as Sella Katirkamam of the North, Selva Sanniti Murukan Temple at Thondaimanaru is situated about twenty miles north of Jaffna. Here too, as at Katirkamam, a free non-agamic

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Sri Selva Sannidhi Murukan, By Kandiah Neelakandan

Selvasanniti Murukan Temple is situated in Thondaimannaru in the Vadamaradchy division in the district of Jaffina in the North-Eastern province of Illankai (which is the Tamil name for Sri Lanka).

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Mandur Kandaswami Temple and Ashram

The Mantur Murukan temple is situated along the Batticaloa lagoon, about 20 miles south of the Batticaloa town. The temple is popularly known as Tillai Mantūr or Cinna Katirkamam ('Little Katirkamam').

Sitthandi Murugan Temple

Sitthandi Murugan Temple

Cittanti Murukan Temple is one of the newly added Tiruppatai Kovil in the Eastern region which, like any other temple in the Eastern Province was initially patronised by the Veddas. However according to another myth,

Verugalampathy Sri Siththira Velayutha Swamy

Verugalampathy Sri Chitra Velayudha Swami - Verugal

Cittira Velayuta Cuvami Kovil is situated at the banks of the river Verukal at Killivetti in Trincomalee district. It is a temple of ancient legend with a fascinating history.

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Verugal Murugan temple festival 2003

The 18-day annual festival (mahotsavam) of the several centuries old historic Verugal Sri Cittira Velayudha Swami Temple, which is located on the border of Trincomalee and Batticaloa districts in the Eastern Province