Periya Nayagi Amman Temple Entrance

Periya Nayagi Amman Temple entrance view

Periya Nayagi Amman temple is one of the important temples in Palani. It is one of the sub temples of Dhandayuthapani Swamy devastanam.  During festivals season many people visit the temple.

Amman Sanathi entrance view

The temple architecture is unique Nayak architecture, with the Periya Nayagi Amman at the center and other deities at the same row. There are lot of sculptors with excellent art work.

Main Mandapam Hall

The Main Mandapam is constructed with lot of tall stone pillars carved with huge idols of Lord Muruga in many forms. 

Gopuram at Periya Nayagi Amman temple
There is no big Gopurams like the Chola architecture in Nayaks architecture. The main Raja gopuram is not built, only the foundation is visible. Many of the small gopurams found in this temple were built by Dhandayuthapani swamy devastanam at later  period. The Nayaks works are in stone.