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Periyakulam is a town and a municipality situated on the Varaha River bank in Theni district, Tamilnadu, India. It is lie down 13 km beneath the foothills of Western Ghats (i.e., lower portion of the Kodaikanal hills). The place was also sanctified by Arunagirinathar in his Thiruppugal. Periyakulam is called by various names such as alankulam, Desi Erivirapattanam, Periyakulam, Kulandaimaanagar or Kuladaiyur, and Mango City. The village was infested with archaeological vestiges, inscriptions and ancient temples which brought to lime light the cultural heritage of this site.