Murugan Temple, Palani - Aarupadaiveedu
If you have not visited the Palani temple, then you cannot be a Tamilian. That’s how popular and important this temple is in the religious life of the Tamil people. Tamilians from all over the world visit this ancient shrine of Lord Subramanya worshipped here in the form of ‘Jnaanadandayuthapaani’ (the one who holds the staff of knowledge in his hand). The temple is located on a hilltop in the town of Palani, 100 km southeast of Coimbatore and a similar distance northwest of Madurai, and near the famous hill station, Kodaikanal. It is one of the major Arupadaiveedu of Lord Muruga. The other Arupadiveedus are located at Pazhamudircholai (10 km north of Madurai), Tirupparamkunram (10 km south of Madurai), Thiruchendur (100 km south-west of Madurai), Swamimalai (150 km east of Madurai) and Thiruthani Murugan Temple (50 km from Chennai). It is said that a divine siddhar named Boghar created the idol of Dhandayuthapaani using navapashanam, an amalgam made from 9 poisons which is said to possess curative powers for many ailments of the human body, according to Siddha medicine. Murugan is the parihara for all Rahu doshas. Offer worship at this ancient shrine of Lord Murugan and receive his divine grace in abundance. *Special Offer:* You can also Order *Panchamritham (Fruit Jam)* prasadham from Palani temple and get FREE shipping anywhere within India. *Click Here to Order Panchamritham*.
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