The templebelonging to the 14th century was under dilapidated conditions a fewdecades back and with the efforts of Sri Swami Balamugan Adimai, thetemple is now restored to its full glory with fantastic sculpturalworks, big mandapams etc., to the extent of people calling this asthe 7th Padai Veedu of Lord Muruga.Swami Balamugan Adimai,who was called Sachithanantham in his early days was working as aclerk in the Electricity Department and one day, while on his way towork, he climbed the Rathinagiri Hill to offer his prayers.Location: 3 km from Vellore en route to Bangalore, this famous temple is dedicated to Sri Selva Vinayagar and Somasundareswarar.It is said that the originalname of this place was Shenbagavanam, as it was full of fragrant Shenbaga tree even though no trace of the trees is seen now.Our honest and sincere appeal to you a all if you like site refer itone and lend a helping hand to this honest organisation for helping oneis the best gift that is one can give you will be blessed the same.This temple, at Keezh Pudupet, 5kms from Walajapet is built by Sri Muralidhara Swamigal.
Sculpture workon the ceilings and pillars are rich in its characteristics.
The temple has been designed insuch a way that visitors can reach the golden temple only after goingthrough a star-shaped pathway, which has the messages from the Vedason both sides.
This has already becomehighly popular and too crowded on weekends and will take severalhours to complete the dharshan during weekends.
When his mother was suffering acutely fromcancer, she made him promise that he would do something to savepeople from the pain of diseases in the world.
As a priest, the onething he could think of was setting up a temple for Dhanvanthri anddeflecting all the crowds rushing to hospitals to this ‘Makkal Pinitheerkkum Maruthuvamanai’ (the hospital that will cure thediseases of people).