Tiruttani is in Tiruvallur district of northern Tamil Nadu, India. It is most famous for its Sri Subramanya Temple dedicated to Murugan, also known as. The temple is on top of Tiruttani hills, while the town is on the foothills.
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.
Renigunta/Tirupathi is the nearest airport about 55 km and Chennai International Airport is about 80 km
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|
|2.44AM||Chennai Central||Chennai Mail||0.20AM||Chennai - Mumbai||Mumbai Mail|
|4.20AM||Chennai Egmore||Kacheguda Express||7.00AM||Arakonam - Tiruppathi||Passenger|
|4.55AM||Chennai Central||Passenger||7.48AM||Chennai Central - Tirupathi||Sapthagiri Express|
|5.40AM||Chennai Central||Passenger||1.00PM||Chennai Central - Mumbai||Mumbai Express|
|6.25AM||Chennai Central||Passenger||3.10PM||Chennai Central - Tirupathi||Tirupathi Express|
|7.00AM||Chennai Central||Passenger||5.55AM||Chennai Central - Tirupathi||Garudathri Express|
|8.05AM||Chennai Central||Garudathri Express||6.30AM||Chennai Egmore - Kachaguda||Kachaguda Express|
|9.40AM||Chennai Central||Passenger||7.10PM||Nagercoil - Mumbai||Nagercoil Mumbai Exp|
|11.20AM||Chennai Central||Sapthagri Express|
|2.45PM||Chennai Central||Chennai Express|
|6.45PM||Chennai Central||Sapthagiri Express|
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 routes 201 & 97 pass through Tiruttani from Chennai (up) and Tirupathi (down) and TNSETC which operates AC, DELUX buses Route 911. Apart from this APSRTC operate buses from Tirupathi, Chittor etc Route 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 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 Tiruttani, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs buses from Bangaluru daily
- Karimalai Aarupdai Murugan Temple, Pudur Medu, Tamil Nadu 631302 (Pudur Medu, Tamil Nadu 631302). Karimalai Aarupdai Murugan Temple is a temple which consists of six Lord Murugan statue in one place. Its called "Aarupadai". This is a must place to see.
Tirutani is popular for Lord Murugan darshan. Millions of pilgrims throng to this holy town to take blessings from Lord Murugan. Along with darshan they also indulge in offering or sacrificing their hair, and do ear piercing ceremony to their kids. Both ear piercing (kadhu kuthal) and hair sacrifice (mottai) is done together mostly. Pilgrims perform this duty inside the temple and also outside, popularly in WEGO Garden, which has ample car parking space and can accomodate hundreds of guests.
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. Alongside the cottages, there are many places where you can stay like WEGO Gargen, GRT Regency and many more. Wego Garden offers AC and NON-AC rooms within mango grove and garden like environment. on the other hand GRT offers elegant stay though it is much farther to the temple.