Ratnagiri Murugan Temple



There are two prominent temples dedicated to Lord Murugan known as Ratnagiri Murugan Temple. Here’s a breakdown of the two locations:

  1. Ratnagiri Murugan Temple, Vellore: This 14th-century temple is situated on top of a hill offering panoramic views. Here are some interesting sights you can explore here:
  • The Temple Complex: A vibrant complex dedicated to Lord Murugan. The main sanctum houses idols of Lord Murugan in two forms – Thirukkolam with his wives Valli and Devasena and Lord Gurukkolam.

    Image of Ratnagiri Murugan Temple, Vellore temple complex
  • Grand Entrance: A grand entrance with a flight of steps leads you up to the temple sanctum.

For timings and other details, you can visit the official website [Ratnagiri Murugan Temple, Vellore ON ratnagiri.org].

  1. Arulmigu Sri Thathagiri Murugan Temple, Puthiyathura, Kerala: This temple is located near Puthiyathura in Kerala. Here are some interesting sights you can explore here:
  • The Scenic Beauty: The temple is surrounded by lush greenery and offers beautiful natural surroundings.

Since this temple is relatively lesser-known, information on specific sights is limited. However, you can enjoy the serenity and natural beauty surrounding the temple.

Here are some other places you can visit near the Ratnagiri Murugan Temple in Vellore:

  • Vellore Fort: A 16th-century fort built by the Nayaka dynasty. It now houses an archaeological museum and a church.

    Image of Vellore Fort, Vellore
  • Sripuram Golden Temple: A beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The entire temple is covered in gold leaf.

    Image of Sripuram Golden Temple, Vellore
  • Jalagandeeswarar Temple: An ancient Shiva temple with interesting architecture and sculptures.

    Image of Jalagandeeswarar Temple, Vellore

I hope this helps you plan your visit to the Ratnagiri Murugan Temple and explore the surrounding areas!

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  • Jalakandeswarar Temple: An ancient Shiva temple located near the foot of the Ratnagiri Murugan Temple. It is known for its Dravidian architecture, intricate carvings, and sacred atmosphere.

    Image of Jalakandeswarar Temple, near Ratnagiri Murugan Temple

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