Venkatasalapathi temple lies at the top of Perumalmalai that lies
960 feet above ground level in Pachamalai hills, 3 kms from Thuraiyur
in Tiruchirappalli district. This temple is said to be constructed
by the grand son of Karikal Chozhan. The kings are later named as
Karuppannar and Veeraswamy and they are worshipped in the temple.
Musical pillars are available here. The stone sculptures of ten
avathars of Lord Vishnu are seen here.The Goddess here is named
as Alamelumangai Thayar. All the Saturdays of tamil month of 'puratasi'
(September-October ) are celebrated in a grand manner, during that
time more number of pilgrims will be visiting this temple. Hundreds
of devotees will take part in the Girivalam procession around the
Perumalmalai hillock on all full-moon days.