. This temple was long buried under sand and was excavated just over a hundred years ago.
There are some historical inscriptions in this temple. This is the 6th
the 22 Tevara Stalams in the Nadu Naadu region of Tamilnadu.
Legend has it
that Shiva was worshipped by Agasthyar and a princess by name Tyagavalli, hence the shrine
goes by the name Tyagavalli.
Festivals: Worship services are carried out 4 times a
day.Pankuni Uthiram, Kartikai Deepam and Masi Magam are some of the important festivals