Tiruttani Temple

Thiruttani Temple - Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple is a Hindu Temple, located on the hill of Thirutthani, Tamil Nadu, India, dedicated to Lord Muruga. The hill has 365 steps which indicating 365 days of the year. It is fifth among the 6 abodes of Lord Murugan (Aarupadai veedugal) The other 5 are Palani Murugan Temple, Swamimalai Murugan Temple, thiruthani temple Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Thiruparankundram and Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple. Tiruttani is located at 87 kilometres (54 mi) from Chennai. It is the only temple located within the Greater Chennai Metropolitan Area limit. During Sangam era, Tiruttani was known as Kundruthoradal. After killing the demon Thaarakasura in Tiruchendoor, he came here to subside his anger, so Soorasamharam will not be conducted here.

Tiruttani Temple

                          Tiruttani Temple Gopuram


Tiruttani Temple, the origins of this temple, are buried in antiquity. This temple was mentioned in the Sangam period work Tirumurugaatruppadai composed by Nakkeerar. It was patronized by the Vijayanagar rulers and local chieftains and zamindars.

The original animal mount of Murugan is believed to be an elephant, compared to peacock which is considered to be the most common mount. The white elephant is considered a more powerful, terror striking animal. 

Area of Peace

This Temple is located on the top of hill, one can see the stunning landscapes of Sun Rise and Sunset and the area is very peaceful 

Community of Devoters

Devotees from across the world visit this temple as Tiruttani Temple is considered as one among 6 Padi Subramanya Temples

Chanting of Murugan

Devotees Chanting Murugan as

Om Saravana Bava

Om Shanmugaya Namaha.

Om Karthikeya Namaha

Tiruttani Temple Architecture

This temple is situated on the Thanigai Hill, which can be reached via 365 steps resembles 365 days in a year. The temple has four precincts and a five-tiered gopuram. Several bodies of waters are associated with this temple. This temple has two shrines, one for Lord Murugan in the form of Shaktidhar and another for Valli and Deivayanai.

Sevas & Timings

There are many Sevas & Rituals performing in Temple on Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Yearly basis, please go though Sevas & Timings page for more details. The main and important sevas are Abhishekam, Kalyanotsavam or kalyanam, Thanga Teru or Golden Chariot.


Every day at 8 a.m., 

12 p.m., and 5 p.m.

Abhishekam Ticket Price: Rs. 1,500

The maximum number of people allowed on a single ticket is two.

Puja duration: 30-40 minutes, including darshan. Prasadams will be distributed post Seva. 

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Tiruttani Subramanya Swamy
ThiruKalyana Urchavam

Every day at 10 a.m.

Ticket Price: Rs. 4,000

The maximum number of people allowed on a single ticket is two.

Puja duration: 30-40 minutes, including darshan. Prasadams will be distributed post Seva. 

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Thanga Theru
Golden Chariot

Every day at 7 p.m.

Ticket Price: Rs. 3,500

People Allowed - 3

Seva duration: 45-60 minutes, including darshan. 3 Devotees are allowed to pull Chariot.

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