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Palani Temple Information

Palani is the most divine among all the holy place of God Murugan who is also known as Karthikeya. Temple is located in the District Dindugal of the state Tamil Nadu. Temple is located on the bank of river Shanmuganadhi which is mention as the holy river of the State.

Palani Andavar temple well-known name of Murugan stands still on the top of the Hill, due to which can be seen from a far distance. Just reaching near the gopuram the devotees start feeling the presence of God.

Temple is beautifully built on the top of the Hill and the rich architecture of the temple attracts the devotees all over India.

Palani Murugan Temple Opening and Closing Date

Palani Murugan Temple is closed for devotees till 8th August and the temple will reopen after 8th August.

History of the Palani Temple

As per the mythological story goes, one day Sage Narada came to mountain Kailash for offering the fruit gnana-Palam (literally, the fruit of knowledge). Lord Shiva got confused about which of his two sons does he give the fruit of knowledge. So he decided to give the fruit to the Son who first encircle the earth thrice.

Accepting the challenge the Lord Murugan(Karthikeya) started his journey around the world on his vehicle peacock. But Ganesha who believes that his world is his parents. So he took the 3 rounds of his Parents and won the fruit. Getting furious about the decision, Murugan felt he need to get mature and so decided to go to Palani hill and stay there only.

One of the 18 great Hindu shriddhaars sage Bogar built the idol of the lord on the top the hill. The idol of the Lord is believed to built of nine poisonous substance which forms an eternal medicine when mixed with a certain ratio.

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Palani Temple Timings

  • 5 AM to 10 PM.

Palani Temple Darshan and Pooja Timings

Poojas Timings
Viswaroopa Darshan 5:40 AM
Darshan 6:00 AM to 6:50 AM
Vila Pooja 6:50 AM to 7:15 AM
Darshan 7:15 AM to 8:00 AM
Sirukalasanthi 8:00 AM to 8:25 AM
Darshan 8:25 AM to 9:00 AM
Kalasanthi 9:00 AM to 9:25 AM
Darshan 9:25 AM to 12:00 AM
Uchikala Pooja 12:00 PM to 12:25 PM
Darshan 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sayaraksha 5:30 PM to 5:55 PM
Darshan 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Raakala pooja 8:00 PM to 8:25 PM
Darshan 8:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Temple Closing time 9:00 PM

Ticket Prices for Special Darshan and Pooja’s

Darshan and Pooja Types   Rates for normal days   Rates for special days
Special Darshan Rs. 10  Rs. 20
Viswaroopa Darshan Rs. 100  Rs. 200
Vila Pooja Rs. 150  Rs. 300
Sirukalasanthi Rs. 150  Rs. 300
Kalasanthi Rs. 150  Rs. 300
Uchikala Pooja Rs. 150  Rs. 300
Sayaraksha Rs. 150  Rs. 300

How to reach the Palani Temple

By Air

If you planning to visit the temple by plane then the nearest airport to the temple is at Coimbatore and Madurai. The distance between Coimbatore and Palani is 111.4 km.

By Road

Palani temple can easily be reached by the road as it well connected by the road. Different modes of local transportation facilities like state buses, private taxis, etc can be available from the Coimbatore and Madurai. The nearest Bus station to Palani temple is Palani Bus station which is 1 km from the Bus station.

By Train

Trains can also be easily available from different cities of Tamil Nadu. The nearest railway station to Palani temple is Palani railway station which is 3 km from the temple.

For reaching the temple one has to climb the mountain. But if the Devotees who do not want to climb the mountain by the steps they can take a rope car or winch.

Rope car

Rope Car Timing  Charges
7:00 AM to 1:30 PM One Way Trip Rs. 15
2:30 PM to 9:00 PM Special Way Rs. 50

Winch

Winch Timing  Charges
5:20 AM to 9:00 PM Normal Way Rs. 10
3:20 AM to 9:00 PM (Festive Days) Special Way Rs. 50

FAQs

Q.1 What is the Height of the Palani Hill?

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The height of the Hill is 500 ft(150 meters).

Q.2 How many steps are there in Palani Murugan Hill Temple?

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693 steps are there to climb to reach the Palani Murugan temple on a hill.

Q.3 How much time it takes to climb the Palani Hill by step?

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For climbing the hill it takes around 25-30 minutes.

Q.4 Are cameras allowed in the temple?

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Yes, you can take the Cameras inside the temple but you have to take a special camera pass.

Q.5 What is the Dress Code for the Palani Murugan temple?

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Devotees can wear Dhotis, jeans, shirts, and other Descent clothes, but they can’t wear lungis, pajamas, etc.

Q.6 How much time it takes to visit the temple?

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It takes around 2:30 to 3 Hours to visit the temple.

Q.7 Which is the nearest railway station to Palani Murugan temple?

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The nearest railway station to the temple is Palani Murugan temple which is just 3 km from the temple.

Q.8 Which is the nearest airport to Palani Temple?

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The nearest airport to Palani temple is at Coimbatore or Madurai.

Q.9 Are special Darshan facilities available at Palani Murugan temple?

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Yes, special Darshan facilities are available at the temple.

 

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Vignesh
Vignesh
8 months ago

Aandi alangaram epolam panuvanga

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