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..,
Some other names of thindal is like Thindalpalayam, Thindalmangalam, Thindalpudur, Thindalmalai Thindalgiri, Melaithindal, keelaithindal.
These names are in Elakkiyam, kalvettu, seppaadu. varalatru Avanam. Thindu is meaning of baruman. Barumanana malai is called as thindal malai.
Temple's Speciality :
The Deepa Sthamba (Lamp post) in the Tindalmalai Murugan temple has a different design compared to other South Indian Temples. Lord Vinayaka, the first while entering the temple graces from under a Bodhi tree with Nagars while Siddhi Vinayaka graces with two Nagars in the next stage. Nagar is an idol designed with two twisting snakes.