temple is located in the vicinity of Tiruppoonturutti
(a mile) and the other Saptastanams of Tiruvaiyaru.
Tiruvalampozhil is considered to be the 10th in the series of Tevara
Stalams in the Chola kingdom located south of the river Kaveri.
Aalampozhil is also referred to as Parambaikkudi.
Legend has it that the Ashta Vasus
and Kashyapa muni worshipped Shiva here. Shiva is
also known as Vatamooleswarar here. The west facing shrine also has
shrines to Ganesha, Viswanatha and Visalakshi, the Navagrahams and
other parivara devatas.
Festivals: This is a small temple where 2 worship services are
offered each day. Aavanimoolam, Kartikai Deepam, Navaratri, Sivaratri and Skanda
Sashti are celebrated here.The Saptastana festival of Tiruvaiyaru, where the festival
image of Shiva of Tiruvaiyaru is taken in procession to each of the surrounding 7 temples
is a very grand one.