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You can feel the divine in the place wer it locate and the you can feel the peacefulness... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
arunkumar k
Ancient Murugan Temple with Murugan Statue built by Bhogar: Clean and Peaceful

In the center of the Poomparai Village, Kulandai Vezhappar (Murugan) temple is located. It is... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
RajSubbiah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can feel the divine in the place wer it locate and the you can feel the peacefulness there.cleanly maintaining the temple.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arunkumar k
Reviewed 29 August 2018

In the center of the Poomparai Village, Kulandai Vezhappar (Murugan) temple is located. It is about 21 KM from Kodaikanal Lake. It is 3000 years old and was consecrated by his holiness Bhogar. Bhogar built both Palani Murugan statue as well as the statue here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RajSubbiah
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Kuzhanthai Velappar temple is a small temple in beautiful Poombarai village which is located 25kms from Kodaikanal city. The village settlements are around this temple. The views from this temple are beautiful with farmlands and the hills. Though the roads are bad from Kodaikanal, it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Nice temple to visit. Very beautiful surroundings. Temple timings morning 6a.m to 8p.m without break.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank muthukumar_mdu
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Outside the temple you have hawkers haggling their things. Inside it is a spacious place with a small temple at the centre. You can look around at the verandah and see almost the entire village.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vjmen0n
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Nearly 3000 year old temple! It's believed that the same bogar who built Palani andavar statue had created this statue as well. While Palani is believed to made of Navabashanam, this temple's main deity is made of Dashabashanam. People pray here for good health. Located...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Lesser known place with Lord muruga shrine with idol made similar to the idol of Lord muruga in Pazhani.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sankar E
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Nice scenic drive to a pretty little town. Temple is nice clean and not very crowded on regular days, The priest we met seems very knowledgeable. We couldn't visit palani but going to this temple made me feel fulfilled.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gcretro
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This temple is situated some 25 km away from the main Kodaikanal market and connected by some segments of uneven road. The temple is nestled in a village ambiance. Legend has it that it is several centuries old and that the Sage, who had lived...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

No crowd. The only place of interest in poombarai village. Deity was beautiful. Worth a visit once. Road to the place was not great.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RagTrips
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