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THIRU MURUGAN TEMPLE

Address : Saiva Mission of Quebec, 1611 St-Regis Bolvd Dollard Des Ormeaux, Quebec H9B 3H7 Canada.

 





Description :

The Thiru Murugan Temple is located in Montreal. The temple was administrated and managed by SAIVA MISSION OF QUEBEC organized in the year 1983 and it is Non-Profit religious organization. The activity of this temple is begun with few devotees of Hindu and Tamil community in Montreal. In 1985 huge response from the devotees has increased into hundreds of people. Inside the temple the idols of Lord Murugan is arranged and this temple follows the sitpa sastras and Saiva agamas and a centre to serve the cultural and social needs of the community.



In the city of Dollard the 2 acres of land was bought in 1992 for $450,000. The satguru sivaya subramuniyaswami has blessed this project. The land ceremony and tree planting ceremony were performed. The inauguration of this Lord Murugan temple was held on may 29th 1995. On 25th August 1996 Sri Durkai Amman Shrine was built and the consecration ceremony was held. On September 1996 the first annual festival was started. On 14th of September the chariot festival was performed and on 15th September 1996 “Theertham” festival. On the second week of august the annual festival is celebrated.


The phase II project was started in year 2002 and on 6th June 2002 all saivaite architectural designs and workmanships were held on temple soil by Dakshinamoorthy Sthapathy. During the period of 2003-2005 the major portion of sculpture works are performed. The deities arranged in the temple are Sri vinayakar, Sri Murugan, Lord Vishnu, Durgai Amman, Sri Natarajar, Sri bhairavar, Navagraham. The temple performs special poojas on chathurthi, Friday special, full moon day, kaarthigai. The mahakumbabhishekam was performed on 2006.


The special events and celebrations are also performed in the temple such as marriages and naavagraha homam, ganapathi homam, naagathosha vazhipaadu, birthday celebration and pooja, sathya naraayana poojai, paal prukkuthal matrum Shrartham are performed in the temple. The temple is visited by devotees in the Montreal and also from various places in Canada.

Durgai Amman

Sri Murugan

Sri Natarajar

Sri Vengateswara