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Palani Murugan Temple

Palani Murugan Temple Overview

 Base Station: Palani, Tamil Nadu

 Open Time: 5:20 AM – 9:00 PM

 Time Required to Explore: 30 Min

State: Tamil Nadu, India

Important Facts of Palani Murugan Temple in Tamil Nadu

Palani Murugan Temple is located in the city of Palani in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu in India. It is located in North West of Madurai and 100 km southeast of Coimbatore. The Palani Murugan Temple is situated at the foothills of Palani. The main gate of the temple is at Palani. But, actually there are four ways to move at the hill top of the temple. But, the steps of the stairs are two different types. Left stairs are less steep. But, the right way holds more steep stairs. The ropeway can also be adopted to reach the hill top of temple without stairs. The original name of Palani Murugan Temple is Arulmigu Dandayuthapani temple. 

What you can find in the Palani Murugan Temple

The temple organizes puja at different timings of the day. Varieties of pujas are organized at the temple. The types of pujas are vela puja, shanti puja , kala shanty puja, uchhi kala puja, Saryarakhsha puja etc. Different timings are available for darshan of God. The people intended to visit the temple can visit the local visiting spots like Palani , Thiruthani ,Thiruchendur etc. Lord Murugan is worshipped in this temple.

History of Palani Murugan Temple

The temple is one of the oldest temples in the world. Nobody is aware of the time when it was constructed. The worship of Lord Murugan started his journey from this hilltop around the globe. In all Tamil Sangam literature, Palani is mentioned. Palani Murugan Temple is one of the old six temples in Tamil Nadu. People of Tamil Nadu believe that Lord Kathikeya left his palace from luxury lifestyle to the hills to gain more knowledge .Therefore; shrine is placed at hill as Shivagiri at Palani. The people as well as people all over the globe have got belief in Murugan.

Palani Murugan Temple Timings

Days Timings
Monday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday 5:40 AM – 9:00 PM

Palani Murugan Temple Pooja Timings

Pooja Details Timings
Vishvarupa Darshanam 5:40 AM
Vela Pooja 6:50 AM
Sirekula Shanthi Pooja 8:00 AM
Kala Shanti Pooja 9:00 AM
Uchhi Kala Pooja 12:00 PM
Sayaraksha Pooja 5:30 PM
Rakala Pooja 8:00 PM

Palani Murugan Temple Location

How to Reach Palani Murugan Temple

By Air

The Nearest Airport to reach Palani Murugan Temple is Coimbatore International Airport at 112 KM away.

By Train

The Nearest Railway station is Palani railway station at 3 KM away.

By Road

Palani Bus stand is 1 KM away from the temple foothills.

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