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Tiruttani is in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is most famous for its Sri Subramanya Temple dedicated to Murugan, also known as. The temple is located on top of Tiruttani hills, while the town is located on the foothills.


Tiruttani is situated in the northern part of Tamil Nadu.


Lord Muruga in his fifth abode, Tiruttani, reigns blessings to his; divotees with his consorts Valli and Devasenai. Valli is his Itcha Sakthi, (i.e., will power) and Devasena is his Kriya sakthi (ie his power of action).Lord Muruga’s marriage with his kriya sakthi (power of action) took place at Thirupparankundram, likewise, he married his Itcha sakthi (will power) Valli at Tiruttani.

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By plane[edit]

Renigunta/Tirupathi is the nearest Airport about 55 km and Chennai International Airport is about 80 km

By train[edit]

Tiruttani(code:TRT) is a station in Southern Railways.Tiruttani lies on chennai to Mumbai Railway line and it is next to the Arakkonam Junction(AJJ) towards Renigunta Junction. Southern Railway of India operates frequent passenger services to and from Chennai. Service starts from 4.55am and available till 10:50pm. Apart from this express trains like Sapthagiri(to Tirupathi), Kacheguda(to hyderabad), Mumbai mail and Dadar(to Mumbai) stops here.

Time Towards Chennai Train Time Towards Renigunta Train
2.44 am Chennai Central Chennai Mail 0.20 am Chennai - Mumbai Mumbai Mail
4.20 am Chennai Egmore Kacheguda Express 7.00 am Arakonam - Tiruppathi Passenger
4.55 am Chennai Central Passenger 7.48 am Chennai Central - Tirupathi Sapthagiri Express
5.40 am Chennai Central Passenger 1.00 pm Chennai Central - Mumbai Mumbai Express
6.25 am Chennai Central Passenger 3.10 pm Chennai Central - Tirupathi Tirupathi Express
7.00 am Chennai Central Passenger 5.55 am Chennai Central - Tirupathi Garudathri Express
8.05 am Chennai Central Garudathri Express 6.30 am Chennai Egmore - Kachaguda Kachaguda Express
9.40 am Chennai Central Passenger 7.10 pm Nagercoil - Mumbai Nagercoil Mumbai Exp
11.20 am Chennai Central Sapthagri Express
01.00 pm Chennai Central Passenger
2.25 pm Chennai Central Passenger
2.45 pm Chennai Central Chennai Express
5.00 pm Chennai Central Passenger
6.05 pm Chennai Central Passenger
6.45 pm Chennai Central Sapthagiri Express
8.25 pm Chennai Central Passenger
8.40 pm Arakkonam Passenger
9.40 pm Chennai Central Passenger

By car[edit]

National Highway NH 205 passes through Tiruttani from(up) Chennai about 84 km(1.30-2hrs),from (down) Tirupati about 66 km.TNSTC(Villupuram) bus Route no:201 & 97 are passes through Tiruttani from Chennai(up) and Tirupathi(Down)and TNSETC which operates AC,DELUX buses Route no:911.apart from this APSRTC operate buses from Tirupathi,Chittor..etc Route no:620,620K,620TR.

State Highway (SH)54 which connects with Vellore about 75 km Route no:400,405,401,162 and Selam,Tiruvannamalai are accessible via Vellore.State Highway(SH)58 which connects Pondichery,Tindivanam,Chengalpet,Kanchipuram via Arakkonam Route no:212H,212C,212 and TNSTC(Kumbakkonam) Trichy Division operate direct buses to tiruttani 4 times per day and also TNSTC(Selam) operates direct buses to tiuttani,Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation(KSRTC) runs buses from Bangaluru daily

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Tirutani Devasthanam has built cottages in Tiruttani that can be rented to pilgrims.There are Karthikeyan kudil Rooms and cottages and Thanigai Illam rooms cottages.

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  • thiyagarajan. in tirutani its difficult to find some decent place to stay. mostly tirutani devasathanam operated cottages will be always full and it has serious problems with water supply.  edit