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Tiruchendur

Tiruchendur temple, Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu Tiruchendur temple, Thoothukudi district, Tamil NaduMeditation: I meditate on Sri Muruga vanquishing demon Surapadman at Tiruchendur with his Vel in a battle lasting for six days.

Tiruchendur: Tiruchendur is one of the Arupadai Veedu temples of Muruga (one of the six holy abodes of Muruga).

Sri Muruga vanquishing demon Surapadman: According to legend, Sri Muruga vanquished demon Surapadman at Tiruchendur with His Vel (spear) in a terrible battle which lasted for six days. This event is celebrated during the ten-day long festive celebration of Skanda Shasthi. The Surasamharan is the day when Muruga vanquished demon Surapadman.

Temple on sea-shore: Tiruchendur is situated on the sea-shore unlike other famous Murugan temples which are normally situated on hills.

• Tiruchendur is located in the Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu.


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