Pazhamudhir Solai aka Pazhamudhircholai is a beautiful Hindu temple in Madurai. This temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and stands on a hillock. This place is said to be the place where Lord Murugan tested his ardent devotee, saint Avvaiyar. She was a scholar and poetess and had nothing to eat during a journey. She took refuge under a tree and heard a boy asking her about some roasted fruits. She expressed her desire to eat the roasted fruits but suspected the boy's real identity. After requesting him, Lord Murugan appeared and blessed her.
It Is Known For:-
1) Pazhamudhir Solai is the place where Lord Murugan blessed the poetess saint Avvayair and the present-day shrine is built at the exact spot
2) The surroundings of the temple are calm and serene that provides a mental peace to visitors
3) Popular festivals like Panguni Uthiram, Kanta Shasti Vratam, Aadi Krithigai, and Vaikasi Visakam are celebrated here
Best Time To Visit:-
Planning a tour to the enchanting temple of Pazhamudhir Solai can be done anytime throughout the year. The best time to witness the grandness and experience enthusiasm in this temple can be done best during the festive season.
The service of the local buses and taxis is available in plenty. The temple authorities also provide the pick & drop service to devotees from the nearest bus stand. Thus, reaching Pazhamudhir Solai is not a hard job.
Nearest Railway Station- Madurai Junction
Nearest Airport- Madurai Airport
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