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Front of the mundapam at Secundermalie. [Sakkandurmali]

This photograph of the front of the porch of the
Subramanya Swami Temple at Sakkandurmali or Tirupparankunram,
Tamilnadu, is part of a collection entitled 'Photographic Views in
Madurai ' (Madras, 1858) and was taken by Linnaeus Tripe in 1858.
The hill at Tirupparankunram near Madurai is the fourth pilgrimage
place of Muruga. This is one of the six shrines dedicated to
Subramanya and is of great a…