This shrine is located near Tillaivilaakam a railhead on the Tiruvarur Tirutturaippundi railroad. Idumbavanam is another Shivastalam in its vicinity.
Tillaivilagam houses a Vaishnava Abhimanastalam enshrining Rama.
Kadikkulam is regarded as the 109th in the series of Tevara Stalams in
the Chola Region south of the river Kaveri.
has it that Karpaga Vinayakar prayed to Shiva and obtained the celestial mango fruit
of knowledge here. The Vinayakar shrine here is of great significance. The image above is
that of Karpaka Vinayakar at Pillayarpatti
near Karaikkudi, Pudukkottai.
The Temple: Ambal here is also known as Bala Soundari. The
Karpaka Vinayaka Theertham is located east of this small temple. Near
this town is a place by name Tulasiyaampattinam with a temple to the
Festivals: Four worship services are offered each day here, and Thai
Poosam and Panguni Uthiram are celebrated annually.