This Shivastalam is said to be the birthplace of Chandesar - the foremost of Shiva's
devotees. It is considered to be the 41st of the Tevara Stalams in
Chola Nadu to the north of the river Kaveri.
The Temple: This is a maadakkovil built at an
elevation. Subramanyar is of importance here, hence the name Sei Nallur. The imperial
Cholas held this town in high regard. There are several inscriptions in the temple, and
the town has revealed several images, building stones, Shiva Lingams upon excavation
Legends: Shiva was worshipped here by Subramanya & was blessed
with a Paasupatastram before he proceeded to vanquish Soorapadman. Harischandra &
several families associated with King Sibi are said to have lived here.