• Murugan

Vada Chitrambalam Murugan temple


Vada Chitrambalam Murugan temple is located Maduranthagam of Kanchipuram, this is one of the temples that were adored by the Thiruppugazh by Arunagirinathar and this temple is devoted to God Murugan.



The nearest Airterminal is Chennai International Airport (61 Km) close to Madurantakam. From where one can hire a cab to the desired location.


Regular Rail facilitis are available to Madurantakam, from various cities throughout the country.
The nearest rail head is Madurantakam is at Kanchipuram which is on Chengalpattu – Arakkonam broad gauge line. Next is Chennai station, which is at a distance of 76 km from Madurantakam. Chennai has 5 train stations. They are Chennai, Chennai Beach, Chennai Egmore, Chennai Fort and Chennai Park. One may also take the Sub-Urban train to Chengalpattu and then a 30 minute bus drive to Madurantakam (25 km from Chengalpattu) which is a good option.


Madurantakam is situated on National Highway 45 connecting Chennai with Kanyakumari, the southernmost point of India. It is well connected with roads to all parts of the State. Tamil Nadu State Transportation Corporation (TNSTC) buses and some other private buses ply to Madurantakam frequently from major cities of the state like Kanchipuram, Chennai and Mahabalipuram.

Temple Address

Vada Chitrambalam Murugan temple
Madurantakam, Kanchipuram District,
Tamil Nadu, India, Pincode – 603306.


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.


The temple is open from 05:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Weather in Madurantakam
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