Thaipusam at Palani
The word Thai refers to the Tamil month and ‘Pusam’ refers to the star. According to popular belief, it was on the day of Thaipusam, Goddess Parvati presented Murugan the powerful Vel to vanquish evil forces and establish the principles of Dharma.
Temples in Tamil Nadu have from time immemorial been the centres round which social and cultural life was organised.
College of Arts & Culture
Arulmigu Palaniandavar College of Arts & Culture, Palani was founded by Arulmigu Dandayudhapani Swami Tirukoil, Palani in 1963.