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Palani is situated in Dindugal district of Tamil Nadu state in India.Palani is situated in Dindugal district of Tamil Nadu state in India.

 

From Distance in Km Transportation Airport
Madras / Chennai 465 Rail / Road International Airport
Coimbatore 103 Rail / Road Domestic Airport
Madurai 114 Rail / Road Domestic Airport
Erode 126 Rail / Road -Nil-
Kodaikanal 64 Road -Nil-

Location of Palani in Tamil Nadu (India) (click on the map for detail view)

 

There are lot of lodges available at Palani. We have listed the Lodges and Marriage halls associated with the Thiru Kovil Devesthanam and their per day tariff on normal days. Note on festival days the tariff normally doubles.

Lodging facilities

Tariff per day in Rs.

A/C Room

300

Special Ist class room

150

Vadivelagam

150
Ist class room 100
IIIrd class room 50
Karthikeyan lodge 80
Thiru Kovil Chatharam - Ist class 100
Thiru Kovil Chatharam - IInd class 50
Thiru Kovil Chatharam - IIIrd class 30
Sirukudil - Ist class 125
Sirukudil - IInd class 75
Kosala Sirukudil - Ist class 100
Kosala Sirukudil - IInd class 50
Mandabam/Big Hall Mandabam Tariff in Rs.
Sirukudil Koodam 350
Thiru Kovil Chathara Koodam 500
Arulmighu Periyavudaiar kovil Marriage hall 595
Arulmighu Patathu Vinayagar kovil Marriage hall 4,215
Kosala Marriage hall 560
Ottanchataram Kulandhai Vellappar kovil Therkku mandapam 1,050
Vadakku mandabam 997.50
Kavadi mandabam 420

Pooja Timings

Last Updated on 20th January 2004

List of Poojas performed in the Palani Murugan temple , timing and the fees for the Pooja on Festival Days and Ordinary days are provided below. The pooja fees are subjected to change as per Dhandayuthapani Swamy Thiru Kovil Devasthanam. We will make sure that the information provided below are as latest as possible.

S.No Pooja Details Time on Ordinary days Time on Festival days Pooja Fee on Ordinary days Pooja Fee on Festival days

1

Free Dharshan

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

4:00 AM - 8:00 PM

-NIL-

-NIL-

2

Special Dharshan

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

4:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Rs. 10

Rs. 10

3

Vila Pooja

6:50 AM

4:30 AM

Rs. 50

Rs 100

4

Siru Kaala Sandhi Pooja

8:00 AM

8:00 AM

Rs. 50

Rs. 100

5

Kaala Sandhi Pooja

9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Rs. 50

Rs. 100

6

Uchikkala Pooja

12:00 PM(Noon)

12:00 PM(Noon)

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

7

Sayaratchi Pooja
(Raja Alangaram)

5:30 PM

5:30 PM

Rs. 200

Rs. 200

8

Iraakkalam Pooja

8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

9

Milk Abishegam

7:30 AM onwards

4:30 AM onwards

Rs. 10

Rs. 10

10

All Abishegam

7:30 AM onwards

4:30 AM onwards

Rs. 75

Rs. 75

11

Panchamirtham Abishegam

7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Rs. 10.25

Rs. 10.25

12

Astothram Archanaai

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

Rs. 5

Rs 5

13

Sagasranamam Archanaai

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

Rs. 10

Rs. 10

14

Bogar Astothram

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

Rs. 1

Rs. 1

15

Theertha Kavadi

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

7:30 AM- 7:30 PM

Rs. 20

Rs. 20

16

Thooku Kavadi

Any Time

Any Time

Rs. 2

Rs. 2

17

Ear Boring

Any Time

Any Time

Rs. 2

Rs. 2

18

Golden Peacock

6:30 PM

6:30 PM

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1000

19

Golden Chariot***

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000

20

Special Entrance Dharshan

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

4:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Rs. 100

Rs. 200

21
Thulabaram fee


Rs. 10
Rs. 10
22
Amuthuttu fee


Rs. 75
Rs. 75
23
Palliarrai Thepandham


Rs. 100
Rs.100
24
Palliarrai Venchamaram


Rs. 50
Rs. 50

Golden Chariot procession details

Procession fee On a particular day of every year (one time deposit amount) per procession fee
Normal day fee Rs. 15,000 Rs. 1,500
On Karthikai day Rs. 20,000 Rs. 2,000

There will be NO procession of Golden Chariot on Thaipoosam, Panguni Uthiram , Navarathiri, Soora Samharam and Karthigai Deepam days. Fees can be paid on the same day of Golden Chariot procession.

Kattalai ( Special Poojas ) details

There are various "Kattalai" (special poojas) in effect. One can participate on these special poojas by depositing a certain amount as fixed deposit with the temple devasthanam. The Thiru kovil will send the "Prasadam" after performing the special pooja on a particular day of every year as requested by the devotees. Alternatively one can participate on these special poojas by paying the per-time fee, the details of these special poojas and the deposit amont or per-time fee are provided in the table given below.

Kattalai

(special Poojas)

On a particular day of every year (one time deposit amount) per-time fee
Sundal Kattalai Rs. 300 -----
Archanai Kattalai Rs. 500 Rs. 50
Panchamirtha Kattalai Rs. 1,200 Rs. 120
Golden Peacock procession Rs. 5,000 Rs. 500

Kattalai

(special Poojas)

On a particular day of every year (one time deposit amount)
in Rs.
per-time fee
in Rs.
Vila Pooja Kattalai 3,000 300
Siru Kala Sandhi Kattalai 3,000 300
Kala Sandhi Kattalai 3,000 300
Uchikala Kattalai 3,000 300
Sayaratchai Kattalai 3,000 300
Rakala Kattalai 3,000 300
Golden Chariot procession
on Normal day 15,000 2,000
on Karthikai day 20,000 2,000
Laddu Parasadam Kattalai 50,000 5,000
Uchikala Prasada Kattalai 10,000 1,000
Shanmugarchanai Kattalai 7,500 750
Uchikala Annadhana Kattalai 25,000 2,500

Winch Facility

For the facility of children and aged people who are not able to climb the hill there are 3 Winches are currently operating to shuttle the piligrims to the temple. A very nominal charge is collected as fare for travelling in the winch.

Winch fare in Rs

Adult

Children

Ordinary fare

10

5

Fare in Rs.

Up

Down

Special fare

50

25

Climate

The temperature ranges from 25 degree celcius to 40 degree celcius.

Nearest city - Coimbatore weather :

Note

  • Taking photos is not allowed inside the temple.
  • Footwear are not allowed inside the temple.
  • Drinking water available at many places in the Palani Hill
  • A Hotel is also located at the Palani Hill near the Winch station to facilitate devotees.

 

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