Arupadai Veedu Yatra is something that is sacred and very close to the hearts of devotees and followers of Lord Murugan (Lord Subrahmanya). Aruppadai Veedu are the six places where Lord Murugan conducted campaign against demon king “Surapadman” and defeated him. This is popular as Surasamharam. In honor of Murugan’s victory, temples of Murugan have been built in six sacred places are Palani, Swamimalai, Thiruttani, Thiruchendur and Palamudircholai and Thirupparamkundram in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Surapadma, Simhamukha and Tarakasura were the sons of the Sage Kashyapa and Surasa. Surapadma was defeated by Murugan, but seeking forgiveness for his sins, Surapadma was granted the honor of becoming his vehicle, a peacock. Followers of Murugan visit all the Arupadai Veedu temples every year seeking benevolence and blessings of Lord Subrahmanya.
Devaraya Swamigal has composed kavachams on all the six Murugan temples of Aruppadai Veedu. Kanda Shashthi Kavacham written about Tiruchendur Murugan is however the most popular one among the six kavachams.
Pureprayer organizes customized Arupadai Veedu Yatra from various metro cities. This SpiRitual Journey consists of visiting not only the Murugan temples, but also other important sacred and historic places en-route.
Starts from Bengaluru / Chennai
|Day 2 Palani||
|Day 3 Swamimalai||
|Day 4 Tiruthani||
|Return to Bengaluru / Chennai|
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Best time for Arupadai Veedu Yatra
One can take up Arupadai Veedu Yatra throughout the year. However, the weather is said to be pleasant during the months of November to February. Also the auspicious days of Kruttikai (Kruttika star), days of Shashthi (sixth day of Tamil calendar), Margazhi, Maasi, Panguni are the suggested times. Aadimaas (month of Ashadha in the Hindu calendar), Kartikamaas are special to the devotees of Lord Murugan (Subramanya).