Lakshmi Narayana Perumal Temple, palani

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Deity:Lakshmi Narayana
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Proceeding along the west street, a east facing temple a Deepasthamba and a stone mandapam indicates to us the presence of a shrine. The entrance has pials and in the interior, a brass flagstaff, balipeetam and Garudan are seen near the Maha Mandapa. this Vishnu temple is under the control of Palani Temple, Nagas, Garuda, Car sheds, etc,.

The gate of the Mahamandapam in the north is Swarga Vasal (Entry to Paradise). Garuda and Hanuman in stucco gaurd the entrance. In the north wall of the entrance a stucco Garudalvar can be seen. When the Perumal comes and stands in the Paramapatha Vasal, it will appear as a Garuda Sevai. The concecration of the temple took place in 1965. A seated Vishnu, Alwar and Hanumar adorns north of the Mahamandapa.

Within a mable sanctum., a beautiful Narayanar stands close to Mahalaxmi. Devotees come in large numbers to worship him. Of all the Perumal temples of Palani this the most famous. though the Varadar temple of Ahobila Mutt is grand, it is only in Balasamudram and not in Palani town.


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How to Reach:

Palani is approximately 100 kilometers from the Coimbatore. Mode of transport from the Coimbatore to the Palani includes taxi, bus and train.

By plane

The nearest air port is in Coimbatore. Coimbatore has has regular flights from Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi and Sharjah. Air India, Kingfisher,Indigo,Spicejet and Jet Airways operate flights out of Coimbatore Airport.

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By Train

There is a rail line through Palani station, stretching Madurai to Coimbatore via Pollachi. Now Tiruchendur to palani via madurai, Chennai central – Palani Express, operating on this line.

By bus

The state transport corporation and a lot of private bus operators ply bus from Palani to major cities in Tamil Nadu (Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Tuticorin etc) and also to the neighboring Kerala(Palakkadu, Kochin).

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