ancient temple town situated in the district of Puddukottai, the
erstwhile capital of the Princely state of the same name has many
sculptural marvels. It treasures up
beautiful carvings embellishing the walls and the thousand pillared
hall. It received munificient endowments by the Pallava kings, and
is famous for inscriptions of a wide variety, depicting the Patrons'
rare culture. All the rituals are performed according to Saivagamas.
Its past glory covered many pages in the history of South India.
Lord Siva in the local name of Sikharagireeswarar has been showering
boons on the devotees liberally. Its legends are many and
beneficiaries are countless. Having enjoyed the royal patronage, its
splendor is exceedingly great.
lies 20 km off Pudukkottai and enjoys all facilities of