Kottayi, tiny village, is the native place of the Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, the doyen of Carnatic music. The place hosts the annual Chembai Parthasarathy Ekadasi Music festival in memory of the great singer in February/March. Renowned singers perform music concerts during the festival.
Nearest railway station: Parli Railway Station, about 9 km; Palakkad Junction (Main Station), about 17 km
Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu), about 84 km
Latitude: 10.746969, Longitude: 76.543694