is about 2 miles by road from the nearest railway station Palani on the Southern Railway
on the Dindigul- Coimbatore route. The Devasthanarn
maintains well furnished and conveniently located choultries for the benefit of pilgrims.
At the top of the Hill there is
arrangement for food and tiffin also, served by a catering arrangement of the
The Devasthanam is very rich. There is a Hundi box
in front of the temple where
pilgrims and devotees place their contributions. Collections generally range from
Rs. 40.000/'- to Rs. 80,000/- a year. There are landed properties, shops and houses given
on rent, etc., which yield nearly Rs. 11 laks a year. It is one of the richest temples in
South India. A College of Hindu Theology has recently started under the auspices of the
Devasthanam. It is affiliated to the Madras University.