historic town boasts of many connections with Kings of great fame,
who built temples and a big fort on the little hillock lying at the
west end of the town. This beautiful
hillock fortified with broad rampart walls was sanctified once by a
temple for Mother Abhirami. Now all that spiritual wealth is
installed in a grand temple built in the centre of the town.
Consequent on its occupation by Tippu, the formidable ruler of
Mysore, the archamurti was transferred to the present temple. It
possesses a beautiful ancient Sivalinga adored with equal fervour as
that of Mother Abhirami. It is visited by thousands of citizens and
pilgrims every day. It contains many parivara devatas installed in
well-built niches. The town also houses many gods and goddesses in
several temples of modern origin and ancient fame also like
Jyothiramalinga Swamy, Saneswar Bhagawan, Anjaneya, Kali, MOTHER
Adiparasakti etc. And they lie at the foot of the hillock.
lies in Dindigul town, the district head quarters of Anna district,
having all facilities.