Pachaimalai Subramanya Swamy Temple or Sri Maragadhaachalapathy Temple
Pachaimalai Subramanya Swamy Temple worship to bala muruga
Pachamalai subrahmanya swamy temple is a main hill focused temple in tamilnadu, child form of the mrugan is the principal deity in the temple, the specialty of the temple is the presence of spring under the idol inside the sanctum, pachamalai subrahmanya swamy temple also known as Maragadhaachalam Sri Maragadhaachalapathy Temple, we can see the presence of hills almost subrahmanya temples at tamil nadu, in tamil history sangham are the group of peoples lived in tamil nadu, according to the geographical features they are divided into five, one of them is kurinji, peoples lived in mountains are kurinji and their principal deity to worship is lord subrahmanya.
The temple architecture follows a pure dravidan style, there is a five storey gopuram
According to hindu mythology the dhuravsar is reaches gobi town to worshiping lord shiva, the town is 15 km away from here, during the period of worshiping he got the presence of lord muruga, but he cannot find a temple anywhere, he searched for the temple worshiping murugan, finally he find the temple at hill top, the deity is facing towards west, this is same as in palani. dhuvasa decided to continue his penance from here, this hill top was the real origin of Pachaimalai Subramanya Swamy Temple.
The statue of lord murugan is 40 feet height. a kadamba tree is present here considered as sthala virutcham, a kadamba tree can also be seen in palani murugan temple. The temple is daily open from 6.00 am to 1.00 pm. and then 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm for the evenig rituals, a golden chariot is present here as in palani murugan. vaikasi visagam, thai poosam, painguni uthram, thiru kalyana ulsavam and skanda shashty. gobichettipalayam is the nearest city to the temple at a distance 1 km. erode is the nearest railway station of distance 40 km and the nearest airport is at Coimbatore.