At a distance of four kms from Kodaikanal Bus Station (on the sting of Kurinji Andavar Highway), the Kurinji Andavar Temple is devoted to Lord Muruga, the God of Hills. As per the Tamil literature, Kurinji means ‘hill area’ and Andavar means ‘God’, therefore Lord Muruga is referred as ‘God of hill’.
The Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple is known for its Kurinji flower which blossoms within the space solely as soon as each 12 years. The deity right here is named Sri Kurinji Easware. The temple was constructed by Leelavathi Ramanathan. Born as a European, she was influenced by the faith of Hinduism and adopted the faith. She patronized the development of the temple that was erected within the yr 1936. Hundreds of devotees go to this temple in the course of the summer season pageant to hunt the blessings of Lord Muruga. It provides you lovely views of Northern Plains and Palani Hills.
Timings: 7 AM to 7 PM