Shrunga Giri Sri Shanmukha Swamy Temple




Shrungagiri Shanmukh Temple located in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, is one of the important tourist destination and religious places of Bangalore. Shanmukha Temple in Shrungagiri Hill has a Gopuram or temple tower which has the six faces of Lord Shanmukha or Murugan and is visible from around 2 to 3 km distance. Shringa Giri Sri Shanmuga temple is located at 13 km distance from Bangalore. It was built with the efforts and blessings of Sri Bharati Theertha Maha Swamiji. It was designed and built by Dr. R. Arunachalam.The abundant artistic wealth of the temple is really enchanting. The temple has been built in the shape of a star. The tower measuring 62 feet in height has outer prakara, devotees hall and holy sanctum. The temple attracts more crowds during Panguni Uttiram and Karthigai. Though the temple is 14 years old, devotees visit it often. It has been designed in such a way that even when the sun changes its direction, the Lord would appear to be amidst the sun rays. And for this purpose, special sunlight sensor is to be fitted on to the roof.

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