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Palani Murugan Temple, Palani

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On top of Palani Hills, the shrine of the Lord Muruga at Palani Murugan Temple attracts thousands of devotees each year. According to legend, the god's idol was created by one of Hinduism's 18 great siddhas (perfected ones) out of an amalgam of nine poisons or navapashanam. As you approach the entrance, notice how many artistic sculptures of parrots, deer, peacocks, and the divine tree decorate the exterior. Explore the temple's inner sanctum filled with works of art and examine the ancient paintings from the Nayak period (1529-1736). Climbing the hill can get tiring, so hitch a ride on a rope car to reach the temple with ease. Put Palani Murugan Temple into our Palani tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Lord Murugan or Karthik , locally called as murugan temple, son of Lord Shiva , there is a story behind it, when lord murugan lost to Lord ganesha in the race, disappointed lord murugan came to Palani...  more »
  • One of the best of Muruga temples. Take the time to go there and meditate there. it is a short time only to see the god but you can spend enough time around the temple and to sit and meditate. The Bog...  more »
  • Visited Palani Temple along with my family. Was expecting less crowd as it is exam time here in TAmil Nadu. However, we were surprised to see huge crowd. Fearing hot sun, we hesitated to walk by steps...  more »
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  • Enjoyed by worshipping Lord Murga temple.
  • Holy place
  • Top Most temple in Tamilnadu.
  • Corruption