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Palani is located in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. It is about 112 km from Madurai and about 152 km from Tiruchirappalli. Palani is a holy place and one of the sacred six ‘padai veedu’ temples of Lord Murugan. Devotees believe that Lord......Read more on Palani


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Palani Hills, Palani
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Palani Hills, Palani
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The Palani Hills cover an area of about 2,068 sq km in the Western Ghats. The hills have some of the rarest species of birds, plants, amphibians and butterflies. Coffee is cultivated on the lower slopes of the hills. Two streams, the Amaravathi and the Vaigai, flow from these... Read More »
Palani Murugan Temple, Palani
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The Palani Murugan Temple is a major attraction of Palani which can be reached by climbing around 670 steps, on the hilltop. There is also a Haulage Winch or a small rope train along with a rope car for travelling to the top of the hill. The entire town of Palani is visible... Read More »
"A nice temple"2 weeks ago "Visit to Palani"Sep 19, 2013
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Dhandayuthapani Temple, Palani
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The Dhandayuthapani Temple is one of the sacred shrines of Lord Murugan, worshipped in the form of Kaumaram. It is Lord Murugan's Arupadai Veedu, the six battle camps, located on the Sivagiri Hill. The architectural style of the temple has been influenced by the... Read More »
"A must visit in Palani"Oct 26, 2013 "Excellent visit"Sep 19, 2013
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Palani Hill Temple, Palani
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The Palani Hill Temple, located on Palani Hills, is devoted to Lord Murugan in the form of Dhandayuthapani. The temple is at a height of around 1500 ft above sea level and is easily accessible from Madurai and Trichy. The holy pool, Saravana Poigai, is located within the... Read More »
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Saravana Poigai, Palani
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Saravana Poigai is a pool in the Himalayas, from which the divine child Saravana Poigai Murugan is believed to have emerged. A similar pool is situated at Tiru Avinankudi and its water is believed to have supernatural powers which can cure various diseases. It is also believed... Read More »
"Small, but developing"Dec 26, 2013
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