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Sri Siva Subramanya Thirukkovil

The Sri Siva Subramanya Thirukkovil, lovingly known as Kovil Montagne, is a more than a century old temple dedicated to Lord Murugan situated in the Quatre Bornes town of Mauritius. The temple stands proudly on the slopes of Corps De Garde Mountain, and has been reffered to as the ‘Palani of Mauritius’.

Since it’s foundation in the year 1890, the temple has been a constant source of spiritual solace to thousands of devotees, across age, gender and even creed. The Murthi of Subramanya enrshrined in the temple is very unique in that the lord is in a sitting posture with his lower right hand in ‘Chin Mudra’, the Mudra of ultimate divine union.

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