At a distance of 41 kms from Kodaikanal, 108 Kms from Coimbatore & 487 Kms from Chennai, Palani is likely one of the padi veedu for Lord Muruga and is a crucial pilgrim centre for Hindus. Palani is likely one of the in style pilgrimage websites in Tamilnadu and one other in style attraction to not miss in a Kodaikanal tour package.
Puranas have a narrative that Lord Muruga disenchanted for Gnanapazham got here right here to remain alone. Lord Shiva & Goddess Uma Devi satisfied him by saying that he itself is the fruit of data (Gnanapazham) and referred to as him as Pazham Nee. Thus the city received its identify ‘Pazhani’.
The temple of Pazhaniandavar is located within the Palani Hills on the top of about 1400 ft from the ocean stage. From the temple prakaram one can see the Idumban Hill, the Kodaikanal Hills, the rivers flowing round Palani, the greenfields and even the Kurinjiandavar temple in Kodaikanal hills on a transparent day.