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Sri Murugan Paribalana Avai


The Sri Murugan Paribalana Avai , also called the Arulmigu Thirumurugan Koyil Paribalana Avai or Arulmigu Sree Murugan Temple Paribalana Avai, is a Hindu temple in Mak Mandin, Butterworth. The Moolavar is seven-feet-tall Shanmugar with VaLLi and DheiyvAnai It is dedicated to the Hindu deity Murugan, a popular deity among the Tamils and South Indians. Murugan, also written Muruga and even Subramanian, is the god of war and patron deity of Tamil Nadu. Among Malaysians, Murugan is best known as the Hindu deity for which Thaipusam is staged annually. The Sri Murugan Paribalana Avai Temple conducts regular Bharathanatyam Indian classical dance classes.


Kandha Sashti (9 days festivities, with chariot procession on 8th day).


Penang is easily accessible by air as it is served by airlines plying international and domestic routes. Penang International Airport is approximately 20 kilometres from the City Centre. Travelers can also take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth. With the opening of the Penang Bridge, driving to Penang has become very convenient and is highly recommended. Renting your own car gives you the flexibility to drive around the city.

Temple Address

Sri Murugan Paribalana Avai,
Mak Mandin,
Pulau Pinang,
Pin Code - 13400.


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

  • Protection
  • Wisdom
  • Energy
  • Forgiveness For Past Deeds
  • Neutralize The Malefic Effects Of Mars
  • Good Health

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.


Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.

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