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Temples of Tamilnadu >>Melaikkodumalur
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Travel Base: Madurai

The Kumaraian temple is located at Melakodumalur, 24 km from Manamadurai and is held in great reverence locally. Javvaduppulavar has sung of this shrine. In addition, this temple has been glorified by the works of Nallamuthu Pillai of Mudukulattur (Pillaittamizh and Kuravanji).

Deity: The presiding deity Subramaniar is worshipped in the form of an imposing 6 feet high image in a standing posture. The temple has a single prakaram. It is believed that the image of the presiding deity was discovered under a tree and then installed in the temple.

Festivals: Panguni Uthiram is the annual festival celebrated. Muppazha Tiruvizha is celebrated in the month of Vaikasi.