|• Body||Thiruchuli Union|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Ramanathapuram|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Thiruchuli|
|Civic agency||Thiruchuli Union|
Thiruchuli is a village about 15 kilometers to the east of Aruppukkottai, 40 km east of Virudhunagarand 45 km south of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. It is considered to be a very holy place, in large part because it is the birthplace of Sri Ramana Maharishi, held by many to be the most revered Indian saint of the 20th century. The place also has a rich Saivite temple, Thirumeni Nathar Temple, one of the oldest ones in South India; the god in this temple was worshipped by most of the popular 63 Saivites in Tamil Nadu. Tiruchuli is located on the western bank of the Gundar.
The Bhuminathaswamy temple at Tiruchuli is counted among the 14 famous Shaiva centres in Pandya nadu. Name of God is Bhuminathar, Goddess is Thunaimalai Amman. Its deity has been venerated in the hymns sung by Shaivite Nayanar Sundaramoorthy and Sekkilar.
The temple has undergone extensive renovations and the present complex accommodates a number of shrines built over time within the high boundary walls constructed during the reign of Muthuramalinga Setupati. Swami Vivekananda stayed three days in this temple due to the flood of Gundar river during his yatras.
This place comes under virudunagar district,this taluk comes under ramnad M.P
The river Gundaru flows at the east side of the village. A big lake is situated on the west side of the village. The main work is agriculture. Most of government staff and school teachers who are working in Tiruchuli and surrounding villages live here.
Tiruchuli is having own Railway station, Taluk Office, Police station, Post office, treasury, Government hospital and good schools.
STD Calling code of Tiruchuli, is 04566
The NGO, ODAM, operates out of Thiruchuli and provides women self-help groups, literacy classes and has established a research biodiesel center 7 km outside of town.
- T.U.N.S.V.Hr Sec School
- Hindu Satriya Vidyala Primary school
- Sedupathy Hr Sec School
- Muthu Primary School
|2011||Thangam Thennarasu||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|