Located 65kms West of Tiruchirapalli and 35kms South East of Karur is the 550year old Kathir Narasinga Perumal temple in Devar Malai, a temple whose story dates back to Hiranya Samhara and who construction in its present form to the Nayak period. Brahmotsavam for this year is scheduled begin on the 13th of May 2013. Details of the utsavam can be read below
Devarmalai is located about 5 Kms away from a place called “Paalayam”. Paalayam is found about 30 Kms away from Karur (in between Karur – Dindugal route). Buses, taxis run from Paalayam to Devarmalai.
To reach the temple, bhaktas have to travel from Karur, via Gujiliyampaarai and then to Paalayam. And from here, the temple is about 5 Kms away.
From Paalayam, if we travel about 3 Kms on the east direction, we will come to a place called “Kuruni Kulathuppatti” and from here if we travel about 2 Kms, we can reach Devarmalai temple.
From Paalayam, buses that run towards Trichy, Manappaarai will travel via Devarmalai.