Visited on:16th December, 2016
Neivanai is located at a distance of about 15 kms from Ulunthurpet on the Ulundurpet to Thiruvennainallur route via Adanur.
Ulunthurpet is about 45 kms from Villupuram on the Villupuram to Trichy bypass route. Also, Ulunthurpet is about 21 kms from Virudhachalam.
Sri Swarnakadeswarar, Sri Vennai Appar, Sri Porkudam Koduthu Aruliya Nayanaar
Sri Neelamalarkkanni, Sri Prakannayaki
Theertham (Holy water)
Well water / Pennai river
Sthala Vriksham (Sacred Tree)
Pathigam (Hymn) rendered by
- This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and the 10th Shiva Sthalam in Nadu Naadu.
- Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).
- This temple has no main tower (Rajagopuram) and Dwajasthambam (flag post). It has a single corridor.
History of the Temple
This is one of the ancient temples of the erstwhile Thirumunaippadi Nadu. There are stone inscriptions in this temple dating back to the period of the Chola King Kulothungan-I. The lord’s name is inscribed as “Sri Porkudam Kodutharulia Nayanar” meaning “the lord who gifted a pot full of gold”.