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Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal

Dedicated to the 'God of Hills' Murugan, Kurinji Andavar Temple is an eminent Hindu pilgrimage site in the district of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. It is a beautiful marvel of the ancient times that has a great religious significance among the devotees. This place also has a great connection with a flower named Kurinji. This flower blooms in this region once in 12 years and it is said to be nothing else than a miracle of Lord Kurinji Andavar himself.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) Kurinji Andavar Temple is popular for its marvelous architecture. It stands in the Dravidian style of architecture and carries the various sculptures on its exterior walls
2) The sanctum of the temple houses an enchanting idol of Lord Murugan carved out of the black marble
3) This temple stands on the hillock of Kurinji and offers a great panoramic view of the nearby region. The view becomes even alluring after the sunset as the lights are turned on that resemble the fire-flies
4) The annual summer festival is celebrated here in May with a great zest

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Kurinji Andavar Temple is visited by the devotees of Lord Murugan on a large scale. Each day, the temple welcomes countless tourists and locals. It can be visited during any time and any season of the year.

 

Reaching There:-
Kurinji Temple is well-connected with the rest parts of Dindigul. The service of the local buses and travel coaches is available frequently. Thus, it can be reached easily by availing this service.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Kodai Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Madurai Airport

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