is a holy kshetra made more sacrosanct by the visitation of
celestials like Kamadhenu, Iravatham and apsaras. It was here the
father of Maikanda Devar lived and meditated on the Moolavar. Among
the saiva Navalars, Appar visited and sang sweet lyrics in praise of
the Lord. It is fairly a big temple with tall towers and spacious
halls in addition to several niches for all saivate gods.
lies 14 km off Vriddhachalam, commanding bus service.