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. A visit to Palani Murugan Temple represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Palani travel route planner to plot your vacation.
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Palani Murugan Temple Reviews
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  • October 3, 2017
    A divine temple on a small hill. To reach the top there are options to go by way of 600 and odd steps or use the elephant path. There are winch cars and also cable cars for which there is a big queue....  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    This trip I got 5 Darshan... Really feel blessed and positive vibrations in the early morning at Brahma Mugurtam. Boganathar Temple is great.... Will definitely go again and again...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Nice calm place to visit. Serene atmosphere atop the hill. Beware of fraudsters who are everywhere trying to cheat you in the name of the temple.  more »
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  • March 19, 2017
    Reasonable price, service not so good
  • June 26, 2017
    Good place for devotees
  • June 2, 2017
    It noce
  • June 14, 2017
    Staffs are not good
  • June 17, 2017
    Good

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