The temple was constructed in the period of Chera Kings rule of South Kongu Nadu. In the epigraphs found in the Karpagraham dated 13th century it is known that Pandiyan Kings, Chola Kings also contibuted much for the festivals of this temple and worshiped Lord Muruga.
There is also a book named Thalapuranam ( Temple History ) of 400 pages published at the Lord Muruga Worship and Tamil Cult conference which deals in detail about Palani and Murugan. The conference proceedings will be published soon. Deligates from various part of the world participated in the conference and presented papers about Palani and Murugan.
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Palani Murugan Temple - Aavinankudi Temple - Edumban Temple
Periyanayagi Amman Temple - Kurunji Andavar Temple - Associated temples
Ancient Coins of Palani
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