• Murugan

Arulmigu Balasubramanian Temple


The Balasubramaniar Temple is situated in Vennaimalai. It is dedicated to God Shiva. This temple is over 1,000 years old and is located in Vennamalai, Karur.

About The Temple

While in profound contemplation Yogi Bhagvan had the fortunes of having the Darshan of Lord Muruga and was told to make it known to all that He was in Vennaimalai slopes. The Yogi promptly educated Lord's desire to Karuvur ruler who quickly constructed a Mandap under the tree and introduced Lord Balasubramaniar. The temple appeared.

The ruler likewise constructed sanctums for Kasi Viswanatha and Visalakshi on the southern side and introduced the Shanmuga Yantra on the north of the Lord's hallowed place. Just Thanjavur Brahdeeswarar temple, Karur Pasupatheeswarar temple and Vennaimalai Murugan temple has a place of worship for Karuvurar Siddhar.

Legend and Stories

Lord Brahmma got to be distinctly glad for his calling of making the world and the creatures. Lord Shiva needed to instruct a lesson to him. At a phase, Brahmma couldn't proceed with his creation work. He understood his habit and asked Shiva's exculpate. He was prompted by Lord Shiva to perform compensation in Vanjivanam. Interim, the creation employment was endowed to the perfect cow Kamadenu. Kamadenu made a hillock of butter and furthermore a spring with sweet water to shield every one of the creatures from thirst and appetite. This is the reason, even today, the stones of the slope is wonderfully cool notwithstanding amid hot summer. Remaining in the very place favours the individual with astuteness and freedom from shades of malice. Lord Balasubramania is all effortless in the temple.


Kruthika star day in the month of Karthikai (November-December), all Mondays, Thai Poosam in January-February, Panguni Uthiram in March-April is observed as festival days in the temple.

How To Reach Arulmigu Balasubramanian Temple

The temple is situated at a distance of 5 km on the way to P. Velur from Karur via Vengamedu. The Nearest railhead is Karur railway station. The Nearest Airport is Trichy Airport.

Temple Address

Arulmigu Balasubramanian Temple,
Vennamalai, Karur,
Tamil Nadu - 639006.


Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • To be blessed with offspring

Shadaananam Chandana Liptha Gathram Mahorasam Divya Mayoora Vaahanam Rudrasya Soonum Suraloka Naatham Brahmanya Devam Charanam Prapadye

Meaning -I always take refuge in the 6 faced Lord Guha, who has sandal paste smeared over his body, who is broad-chested, whose vehicle is the peacock, who is Lord Shiva's son and who leads the army of the Devas.

Heyswami Natha Karunakara Dheenabandho Shree Parvatheesha Mukha Pankaja Padmabandho Shree Saadhi Devagana Poojitha Padha Padma Vallesa Nadha Mama Dehi Karaavalambham

Meaning -O! Merciful Lord Swaminatha, who cares for the poor, who is the sun to Lord Shiva's lotus face, whose lotus feet are acknowledged by Lord Vishnu and the others, Valli's Lord, please uplift me by lending me your hand.

Ariru Thadanthozh Vazhga Arumugam Vazhga Veppai Kooru Sei Thanivel Vazhga Kukkudum Vazhga Sevvel Yeriya Magnai Vazhga Aanai Thun Anangu Vazhga Maarila Valli Vazhga Vazhga Seer Adiyar Yellam

Meaning -Oh Muruga, we hail your 12 strong shoulders for they protect us from our enemies, we hail your 6 faces, we hail the Vel, your weapon that broke apart the Krounja mountain to reveal the asura in it. We hail the bird, the cock, that is part of your symbol in the flag. We hail your peacock, that takes you all over the world, we hail your consort Devyani, who was brought up by Indra's white elephant, Airavadam, we hail your other consort, the flawless Valli. And we hail your Bhaktas who worship you as a prayer.

Uruvai Aruvai Uladhai Iladhai Maruvai Malarai Maniyai Oliyai Karuvai Uyirai Gadhiyai Vidhiyai Guruvai Varuvai Arulvai Guhaney

Meaning -O Lord Muruga, you have form and you are formless, you have everything and have nothing, you who exist in the smallest, in flowers, in a bell's ring, in the light. You are the embryo, the life, destiny and fate. Bestow your blessings on us as our guru.


The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

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