Lord muruga can be seen having hair in his head with sugarcane in his hand in only one place and it is in chettikulam in perambalur district.
During tamil month of masi on 4 th and 5th day during sunset, sun rays fall from muruga's leg to face.In tamilmonth aadi, friday pooja is famous here.On the opposite side, egambreswarar temple is situated as it is rare to see son and father looking at each other.Shanmuga homam is a famous homam offered by devotees here.Lord muruga is a suyambu here.A little pond called thenaruvi can be seen near the temple.
People offer milk abhisegam during shasti for getiing a child.After birth of a child, during panguni uthiram, devotees come round with the child which is in a sugarcane bed specially prepared for this occasion. Here thirukalyanam is conducted on 3 days with one day gap for each as people come here for worship on this occasion for getting marriage soon.
From perambalur to trichy road, one has to reach aalathur first and from there one has to go 8 kms further to reach chettikulam.