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 Hill temple is located is dindugal district,Tamil Nadu, INDIA. It's has 1000 steps to reach the top hill of the temple. 2way path is there one is "Yanai adi pathai" which means a narrow path st...  more »
  • Wanted to recommend a service for quick darshan. Attaching a pic of a Business Card. Vijaya, an enterprising woman, helped us throughout, of course, for a fee. Highly recommended!  more »
  • Clean and well maintained temple, despite the crowds. Staff were very courteous. The Cable car facility is good for people who cannot climb the steps, but the charge of Rs.50 is a ripoff. Stick to buy...  more »
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  • Reasonable price, service not so good
  • Good place for devotees
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  • Staffs are not good
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