This temple is located 12 kms off Madurai, a city in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Poetess Avvayyar, revered for her moral and ethical teachings, had darshan of Lord Muruga here.
Tirupparamkunram is one of the most revered temples in Tamilnadu and has been so for over 2000 years. It is home to Subramanyar and Paramgirinathar. It has been revered by the Tevaram hymns of the Nayanmars and by the Tiruppugazh hymns of Arunagirinathar.Tirupparamkunram is hailed as one of the 6 padai veedu shrines of Murugan and is visited by thousands throughout the year.The temple is located on the northern portion of the hill known as Gandhamadanam Kandamalai and Paramkunram.Thiruparamkunram is a shrine celebrating the marriage of Murugan with Deivayanai. This 2000 year old temple is still held in special regard by the city of Madurai and Tamilnadu. Tirupparamkunram enshrines Murugan as the leader of the armies of the Gods, and as the Lord of Devasena, the daughter of Indra, the King of the Gods.