Vayalur, generally known as
Vayalur, is a perennial center of pilgrimage for worshippers of Lord Subramaniya
from all parts
of India. It is one of the holiest places of Lord Muruga and is situated
9 k.m. away, west of Tiruchirappalli city.
In between, there are two villages called Uyyakondan Thirumalai (Karkkudi)
and Somarasampettai. Vayalur
is a small village and the famous Lord Subramaniya Temple is located in
the midst of four main streets (Thiruveedhies). The tributary, of river
Cauvery, Uyyakondan River is plying on the northern side of
the village. Vayalur is the first Holy place, praised by
St. Arunagirinathar in his Tirupugal poems (hymns).
transport are available from Trichy Chathiram Bus stand, Central Bus stand
and Trichy Junction (Railway station). The devotees are able to come from
all parts of the country to Thiruchirappalli Railway Junction. From there
devotees can come to this temple by bus (city bus) or any other mode of
transport. Visitors and devotees from foreign countries may arrive at
Thiruchirappalli Airport and from there they can reach the temple by fetching
any transport vehicle.