Palani Murugan Temple one of the most famous Murugan temples in India. It is located in the township of Palani, 100 km southeast of Coimbatore and 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 Thiruchendur Murugan. Temple (100 km south-west of Madurai), Swamimalai Murugan Temple (150 km east of Madurai), Thiruthani Murugan Temple (50 km from Chennai), Pazhamudircholai (10 km north of Madurai) and Tirupparamkunram Murugan Temple (10 km south of Madurai).
Darshan (meaning open to the public) hours are from 6.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. On festival days the temple is open from 4.30 a.m. onwards.
Vilaa Pooja (6.30 a.m.)
Siru Kall Pooja (8.00 a.m.)
Kaala Santhi (9.00 a.m.)
Utchikkala Pooja (12.00 noon)
Raja Alankaram (5.30 p.m.)
Iraakkaala Puja (8.00 p.m.)
Golden Car Darshan (6.30 p.m.)
Golden car procession starts at 6.30 p.m. and ends around 7.30 p.m. Those who want to sponsor the same can contact the Devasthanam office (kindly avoid brokers/agents).
By Air : The nearest airport is in Coimbatore
around 110 km away. Coimbatore receives flights from all major airports in the country.