At the initiative of Arulmiku Kattikulam Soottukkole Mayandi Swamigal, Arulmigu Dhandapani Temple was built by Irulappakkonar around 1910. The temple was only a temporary structures, Hence Arulmiku Kattiklam Soottukkole Mayandi Swamigal has left a note (see below) that the temporay temple structure has to be replaced 12:39 PM 20/02/2007 in due course by granite structure. To achieve the above purpose bhoomi pooja was perfomed on 26.01.2004.
Since then, basic necessities like water, electricity and foot steps to reach the top of the hill (300 ft height) wrer provided by using appropriate technology. Pooja was performed on 14.06.06 for construction of black granite structure of Karpagraham, Arthamandapam of Dhandapani Temple and Temple for Meenakshi Amman.
We appeal to all the devotees to donate liberally in terms of money or in kind to the above cause and get the blessings of Arulmiku Kattikulam Soottukkole Mayandi Swamigal and Lord Dhandapani. Please send your donations in local cheques / DD drawn in favour of “SOOTTUKKOLE RAMALINGA VILASAM TRUST” Payable at Madurai.
If you are willing to donate through online please find the bank details
A/c Name : SOOTTUKKOLE RAMALINGA VILASAM TRUST
A/c No : 35 88 23 32 635
Bank: State Bank of India, Pasumalai Branch
IFSC Code : SBIN0002254
Ever at the Services of Shri Kattikulam Soottukkole Mayandi Swamigal,
K.E.S.R. DHAKSHANAMOORTHY, Managing Trustee