Dindigul Temples

Abirami Amman Temple

This is located in the centre of the city. During Navarathri, Goddess Abirami will be on Kolu. There will be One Lakh Archana to the Goddess Gnananibikai. During the Fridays of Tamil Adi month there will he a Procession of Goddess Abirami on a flower Pallak. Ph: 0451-2433229.

Nadupatti - Anjaneyar Temple

This is located in Nilakottai Taluk. 35 Km from Dindigul. This can be reached from Madurai also. This Temple is near river side. Most of the time the statue will be in water.

Periya Nayagi Amman Temple

Periya Nayagi Amman temple is one of the important temples in Palani. It is one of the sub temples of Dhandayuthapani Swamy devastanam. During festis als. .season many people visit the temple. The temple architecture is itt unique Nayak style, with the Periya Nayagi Amman at the centre and other deities in the same row. There are lots of sculptures with excellent art work. The Main Mandapam is constructed with lot of tall stone pillars carved with huge idols of Lord Muruga in many forms. There is no big Gopurams like the Chola ones in Nayaks architecture. The main Raja gopuram is not built only the foundation is visible. Many of the small gopurams found in this temple were built by Dhandayuthapani Swamy devastanam at a later period.
Ph: 014545-242253.

Palani

The Temple of Lord Muruga is located on the Palani Hills. The presiding deity is Dandayuthapani. The idol is made up of medicinal herbs. It is one of the six abodes of Lord Muruga and one of the major pilgrim centers in South India. An electrically operated which takes the pit to lie top. Ph: 04545 242293.

Sri Kottai Mariyamman Koil

It is more than 200 years old. The Mariamman idol is said to be installed by the army men of Tippu Sultan at the foot of the mountain. The temple is constructed in the shape of a square. There is a temple for Vetri Vinayaka at the South & Lord Muruga at the North of this temple. There is a Mandapam Hall in the center of the ground in which there is a sculpture of a Lion facing the Sannidhi. The Sanctum is small & square shaped. There are several sculpture on the sniper structure over the. Sanctum Sanctorum, depicting various incarnations of the goddess Mariamman.

Sri Kaalakatheeswarar Temple

Even though the temple is very old, it cattle into lime light during the period of Thirumalai. Naicker who renovated several temples in and at around Madurai. God Kaalakatheeswarar and goddess Gnanambika are the presiding deities here. It was a practice to bring the idols of Abhirama Devi & Padmagiri Nagar from the mountain to this temple & Celebrate the festival of brahmasaram in the month of chitrai.

Thadikombu Perumal Temple

This is 5 Km. from Dindigul on the way to Karur. During Chitra Month, Lord Alagar will have 12 days of specal Pooja. Full moon day of the month Lord Alagar will be on the processing of Ethir servai.

 

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