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Skandhasramam, Salem


Skandhasramam is located two kilometres away from the city of Salem. It is a complex of temples which houses shrines of several deities including Skanda. The temple complex came into existence in the 20th century, and Skandasramam was the founder. The temple was inaugurated in the year 1971. The presiding deities of the temple are Skanda and Ashtadasabhuja Mahalakshmi. An idol of Shri Ashta Dasapuja Mahalakshmi Durga Parameswar is installed in the Maha Mandapam of the temple.

The temple has a Yaga Sala where Yagnas take place on festivals such as the Navarathri, Panguni Uthram and Vaikasi Visakam. Every morning at 8 am the abhisekam takes place and at 11 am the daily puja is performed. After the puja, the devotees seek blessings from Skanda and mother Skanda Matha.

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