Arunagirināthar wrote 18 verses (910-927) on Vayalur in the famous Tiruppukal.Lord Natarajar is in the Sadura Danda pose in this Temple.The government has identified 1,068 tanks for renovation.

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It is one of the most famous temples of Lord Muruga in Coimbatore district where Lord Arunagirinathar was blessed with "Padikasu", wealth of coins.

This is where a miracle took place in the year 1984 on 12 February.

In Tamil 'Manal' means sand and 'Kulam' means pond near the sea, means God near the pond of sand.

Later it is named as MANAKULA VINAYAGARThe name Thilatharpanapuri comes from two words thil meaning Gingely and tharpana is the Hindu ritual of performing pithru karmas (ritual of paying tribute to ancestors) to ones ancestors. There are 7 sthalams for performing these rituals viz.

Velli malai Murugan Temple, located Kanyakumary Colachel Coastel road. Murugan Kovil Thovalai Enroute of Nagerkoil -Tirunelveli High way 21.

This temple is a part of the Sri Ramanathaswami Temple at Tirunaaraiyur.Also, Lord Murugan assumed the role of the Creator here, after improsining Lord Brahma for his ignorance of the meaning of the Pranava manthiram.Lord Muruga blessed the saint-poet Arunagiri Nāthar at Vayalur by writing OM in his tongue and initiated him to compose Tiruppugal.Milk and curds are used as special offerings to Lord Muruga in Chennimalai and it is the general belief that curds do not become sour here.The temple was worshiped by Lord Bramma and Kamadhenu.One of the well known myths associated with Siva is his conquest of Tripuram – the three celestial cities which the Asuras (demons) had taken over, and wreaked havoc over them.