This famous ancient temple dedicated to Muruga has the special
distinction of being visited by the famous Saiva saint Arunagirinathar once. He
eulogised the glory of the Lord and kshetra in fine sweet verses. This hill
temple enshrines the beautiful images of Murugan flanked by Valli and Devasena. The temple was endowed liberally by wealthy
bhaktas, and so
vastness and majesty greets eyes in construction. The temple is facing west,
and is a landmark visible for miles. Regular worship is offered with great
religious fervour and the annual festivals are celebrated on a grand scale.
lies between Palani and Gangeyam town, accessible by bus.