|Deity:||Sadhu Swamygal Samathi|
Big Samadhi shrine of Sadhu Swamigal. Sanyas are generally called Sadhus. It seems he is a perfect Sadhu. That is why he is given double name for emphasis. His Samadhi is in the middle of the temple. This swamy came from Achalpuram on the banks of Kolladam. In the center on a marble dais is a Sivalinga with a silver arch.
To the left is the temple of Raja Rajeswari worshipped by the Swamy. The idol worshipped by an Yogi becomes more sacred. Then crossing a stone in the from of ‘OM’ a Bairava is housed in a cell. There are some yogis here and a Mutt in the back.
A very clean place Jnanis never vanish. In the place they are present in a spirit form. To bow before such places will shower immense immense benefits.
Legend / Local stories
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.
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.
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.
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).