The temple is 8 km from Erode on the Perundurai road with trees 60 metre high. Of the 108 Murugan temples praised in the celebrated Tirupugazh hymns of Sage Arunagiriar, Tindalmalai Murugan temple is one.
Lord Muruga in the temple is endearingly called Kuzhandai Velayuthaswami and Kumara Velayuthaswami. Idumban in the temple enjoys a special reputation. Once, the place Poondurai became drought. The farmers prayed to Idumba to get them the grace of Muruga for rains and they were blessed and came out of the famine making the place fertile again. The tradition of seeking Idumban’s grace for fertility continues even today.
The lamp post (Deepa Sthamba) in the temple is of a special design and type in the Kongu region. Devotees light lamps on this pillar on the Karthika Deepam days. The pillar has sculptures on all sides depicting religion-related events.
Thindal is located in erode to perundurai road. It is an 8 k.m from erode.People strongly believe that there is abundance of prosperity in Erode, because Lord Thindal Muruga is facing towards Erode.The another name for lord thindal is Thindalmalai murugan, Velayuthaswamy,Kulanthi velayuthaswamy,Kumara velayuthaswamy,etc,,
The beautiful temple enterance is located begining on the natinal highway. The art of Vinayagar, Subramaniyar, ValliTheyvanai, Mayilvakanam, Sivan, Parvathi, Saraswathi, Laxmi is decrated in beautiful arch.
The first temple is Arasamarathu vinayagar it is an one of the special for thindal temple. It founded before 40 years.One of the holyest tree in this temple is arasamaram. Nagar pudai sula vinayagar amaindullar.Before the vinayagar vaganam is located.
The next temple is siththi vinayagar.here also two nagar statue is located.Velayuthaswamy statue is located in Munmandapam.The lenthy steps are starts from here onwords.
Next few steps from Munmandapam Idumban templeis located.The another ame of Idumban is Idumbakkumaran,Idunbasan.
Maga Ganapathi is the first shrine in thindalmalai .It is called an Thala Vinayagar.
The beautiful art of uchava moorty statue located here.The line of uchava moorthikal are Vinayagar,Velayuthaswamy,Subramaniyar, Valli Deivanai and near by peacock. And third statue is Velayuthaswamytemple.
Thannasi cave is located northwest side from the Velayuthaswamy temple. In day of karthigai deepam the first pooja in thannasi cave is an one of the special for thannasi cave.Nagar statue also located in thannasi cave.
Theertha sunai is located northeast side from the thindalmalai.The area of thindalmalai is 2.43.5 hectare.and height is 60 meter