Tirupparankundram

TIRUPPARANKUNDRAM

It is 8 km from Madurai Junction. The Cave shrines here are calculated as 8th century creation of the Pandiyans. One of the six special abodes dedicated to Lord Muruganor Lord Subrahmanya is located here. The importance of this temple is that the marriage of Lord Subrahmanya with the daughter of Indra, Devayanai was celebrated here. The Sanctum Sanctorum is carved out of a single rock and the temple is believed to be in existence for many centuries. The walls and the pillars have fascinating carvings.

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