Abhimana Kshetram !! Chinna Vallimalai Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple !!

Jai Sriman Narayana !!
Vetrivel Muruganukku Hara Aro Hara !!

Chinna Vallimalai Sri Subramanya Swamy temple is one of the Abhimana Kshetram of Lord Subramanya located in Vellore, Tamilnadu.  There are two shrines of Lord Subramanya situated one in the foot of the hill and other at the hill top. 


Presiding deity – Sri Subramanyaswamy with his consorts Goddess Sri Valli & Deivayanai


Mangalasasanam – Saint Arunagirinathar sung praising the glories of Lord Subramanya


Theertham – Saravana Poikai


Sthalavruksham - Vengai


Festivals – Vaikasi Visakam, Panguni Uthiram, Skandha Shashti, Adi Theppostavam/float festival, Masi Brahmostavam, Thirukarthikai, Thaipoosam, Sri Valli Thiukalyana Utsavam, Girivalam on Pournami days,


Significant places –

Pongiamman shrine/Goddess Sri Valli and the PongiParai, on the right there are two hills named after Goddess Sri Lakshmi and Sri Saraswathi

Thirupukazh Vallimalai Swamigal statue                

Thirupukazh Vallimalai Swamigal Samadhisthal & Mutt

Sri Ganesagiri/Irattai Pillayar

Kumari Theertham

Saravana Poikai

Thirumalgireeswaram situated at the hilltop where Goddess Valli undertook ritual bath, after grinding turmeric into paste and applied on her body.  An elephant hill situated close to this place where Lord Ganesha appeared in the form of an elephant before Valli and threatened her.


Worshipped by – Goddess Sri Valli


Sannidhis – Lord Ganesha, Nambirajan & nine warriors,


The legend has that Lord Vishnu took the form of a Sage, arrived on Earth and underwent austerities.  Simultaneously Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi also arrived in the form of a deer.  The moment Lord’s compassionate gaze fell on the deer, instantly the deer conceived with a female child and eventually gave birth in the middle of afforest.  Shortly, this child was found by Nambirajan, chief of tribal clan.  He had no offspring’s, affectionately brought up the child and named her Valli as she was found amidst of Valli shrubs (Tapioca).   As the years passed Vallli grew into a beautiful young maiden.   Later, she was assigned the work of protecting the crops in their field.  Lord Subramanya appeared before her and pleaded to marrying him.  After several attempts of Lord Subramanya to convince her about the purpose of her birth, consequently Valli realized and married to Lord at Thiruthani with the consent of her father.


Hill temple remains open from 7.00 AM to 12.00 PM in the morning and 4.30 PM to 6.30PM in the evenings and the temple at the foot of the hill remains open from 7.00 AM to 12PM in the morning and 4.30 PM to 7.00PM in the evenings.

Vetrivel Muruganukku Hara Aro Hara !!
Jai Sriman Narayana !!

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