Bhavani Amman Temple

Bhavani Amman Temple which is located in the banks of river bhavani which is 50 years (approximately) old. It is located on Ooty road merely 3 kilometers from Mettupalayam town. Celebrations were conducted in 2009 to mark 38 years since the last works and…

Jain Temple

Jainism (pronounced /ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/, also called Jain Dharma) is an ancient religion of India, also now found in other countries around the world, that prescribes a path of peace and non-violence towards all living beings. Its philosophy and practice rely mainly on self-effort in progressing…

Kallar Garden

Government Horticultural Garden – Kallar, Mettupalayam. Government Horticultural Garden  is located on the mettupalayam – ooty highway at distance of 1 Km from the first hairpin bend. The garden was formed in 1900 this garden is situated at 360 mts above sea level, on…

Oothimalai

Oothimalai Temple at Pethikuttai History Brahma the god of creater went to kailasam (the abode of Lord Siva) and wished only Lord Ganesha and did not pay any attention to Lord Muruga, Lord Muruga called on Brahma and asked him to recite the meaning…

Nandavanam on River Bhavani banks

Mettupalayam, Nandavanam. About 50 years ago, there was a major effort to renovate the burial grounds on the banks of River Bhavani which was in disrepair many years. Without any proper supervision, many people in the neighbourhood abused the land. Then a sangam (union)…

Sri Kasilingeswarar Temple

It is estimated that about 400 years ago, this area (Sathyamoorthy Nagar) was inhabited by wild animals and was a dense forest with the fresh spring river Bhavani flowing on the left side of a small hillock. Many sadhus, rishis and munis from the…

MTP – CBE addl passenger trains to stay

Mettupalayam, June 30, 2010 : The Southern Railway division has announced that the special additional passenger trains introduced has now been extended for a further 3 months and this is due to the excellent support received by commuters. This move has impacted on the…

Ranganathar Temple – Karamadai

At Karamadai, a place near Mettupalayam there lived people by the name ” Thottiyars “. Karamadai got its name from the abundance of Karai trees and Karai Cows in this area at one point in time. The Thottiars were traditionally herdsmen. One of the…