Thindal Murugan Temple
Thindal malai Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Murugan, located on Thindal malai hillock near Erode. The primary deity is Sri Velayuthaswamy. The temple houses a golden chariot Temple Car, which runs around the temple on the hillock. It is about 7 km from Central Bus stand at Swastik Circle, 8 km from Erode Junction. The Temple is well connected to by local buses running in-between Central Bus Terminus and Perundurai. The area of thindalmalai is 2.43.5 hectare.and height is 60 meter
Thindal is located in erode to Perundurai road. It is an 8 kms from erode. People strongly believe that there is abundance of prosperity in Erode, because Lord Thindal Muruga is facing towards Erode. The another name for lord Thindal is Thindal malai Murugan, Velayuthaswamy, Kulanthai Velayuthaswamy, Kumara Velayuthaswamy ,etc..,
Some other names of Thindal are Thindalpalayam, Thindalmangalam, Thindalpudur, Thindal malai Thindalgiri, Melaithindal, keelaithindal.
These names are in Ilakkiyam, kalvettu, seppedu. Varalaatru Avanam. Thindu is meaning of baruman. Barumanana malai is called as Thindal malai.
Thirisadi Archanai" is the famous Pooja conducted in Tuesday of every week. This Pooja is mainly for Marriage, child birth, job disturbance, etc… Thirisadi Pooja timing - 10.30A.m, 12.30P.m, 5.30P.m, 7.30P.m…….. Archanai fees Rs.50.00 per person.
Thindal is located in erode to Perundurai road. It is an 8 kms from erode. People strongly believe that there is abundance of prosperity in Erode, because Lord Thindal Muruga is facing towards Erode. The another name for lord Thindal is Thindal malai Murugan, Velayuthaswamy, Kulanthai Velayuthaswamy, Kumara Velayuthaswamy, etc,,
The beautiful temple entrance is located beginning on the national highway. The art of Vinayagar, Subramanyar, Valli Theyvanai, Mayilvakanam, Sivan, Parvathi, Saraswathi, Laxmi is decorated in beautiful arch.
The first temple in the temple complex is Arasamarathu Vinayagar. It was constructed 40 years ago. The holy Tree in this temple is arasamaram. This Vinayagar was surrounded by Nagar Statues.
The next temple is siththi vinayagar. Here also two nagar statues are located. Velayuthaswamy statue is located in Munmandapam. The lengthy steps starts from here onwards.
Next few steps from Munmandapam Idumban temple is located. The another name of Idumban is Idumbakkumaran, Idunbasan.
Maga Ganapathi is the first shrine in thindalmalai. It is called Thala Vinayagar.
The beautiful art of uchava moorty statue is located here. The lines of uchava moorthikal are Vinayagar, Velayuthaswamy, Subramaniyar, Valli Deivanai
Thannasi cave is located northwest side from the Velayuthaswamy temple. In the day of karthigai deepam the first pooja is conducted in thannasi Nagar statues are also located in thannasi cave. Theertha sunai is located northeast side from the thindalmalai.
Every year, many minor festivals and few major festivals are conducted at Thindal. Kandha Shasti, Thirukkarthigai, Thai Poosam and Panguni Uthiram are the major festivals, which are attended by pilgrims from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and other states. This attendance of devotees indicates the National integration of the country.
· Chitra Pournami
· Vaikasi Festival (Visakam)
· Aadi Perukku
· Aadi Krithigai
· Aadi Amavasai
· Kandha Shasti
· Markazhi Pooja
· Thai Poosam
· Panguni Uthiram
· Chitra Pournami
Name of The Pooja
Annadhanam will be provided at 12.15 P.M every day.
Thangaratham Ulla on every day at 7.00 pm will be conducted. Price for conducting this ula is Rs.1500.00
· Mudi kanikai Mandapam
· Dress changing room
· RO drinking water.
· Road facilities to temple upstairs.
· Golden chariot - Rs.1500/-
· Toilet and bathroom
Arulmigu VelayuthaSwamy Thirukkoil,
Thindalmalai, Erode- 638 012.
Erode Taluk & District,
Ph: 0424 - 2430114, 2431910.
ConnectivityThe Thindal Murugan temple is totally 7 km distance from the Central bus stand and the Thindal Murugan temple is about 8 km away from the Erode junction.