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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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  • Palani temple is a famous pilgrimage center in South India and is famous for head tonsuring. The temple is situated on the top of Palani Hills, and you need to climb steps (700 + when I counted while ...  more »
  • One of the 7 famous Temple for Lord Muruga, Been here for more than 20 times, and never seen low crowd, particularly for Rope Car or Winch which is the mode of climbing the Mountain top for visiting t...  more »
  • Do 's : If you are interested to buy set of Pooja items, buy only from at the base of the temple. Cost of the basic Pooja item is Rs.25-30/-. If you carry luggage, just drop it at cloak rooms which ar...  more »
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  • Enjoyed by worshipping Lord Murga temple.
  • Holy place
  • Top Most temple in Tamilnadu.
  • Corruption