Sri Sankaranayinarswami temple is one among the five famous temples of Siva in the Tirunelveli District. The other four temples are at Darukapuram, Tenmalai, Karivaradanallur and Devasthanam, representing God in the aspects of Water, Air, Fire and Ether respectively. It is situated at a distance of 34 miles from Tirunelveli, midway between Tenkasi and Srivilliputtur of Ramnad District. The image at Sankaranayinar Koil is Mrittika (earth) Lingam.
Author : Shri R. K. Das