This Shivastalam in the vicinity of Tirutturaippundi (4km north) is one of the 78
Madakkovils at an elevation built by Kochenkann Cholan. This shrine is
regarded as the 110th in the series of Tevara Stalams in the
Chola Region south of the river Kaveri.
is said to have used the shell of Koorma as an ornament
here.Arivaattaya Nayanar is associated with this shrine. (The image above is that of a
panel from the Kachabeswarar Temple at Kanchipuram).
The current temple is a result of the contributions from the
Festivals: Four worship services are offered each day here, and Skanda
Sashti is celebrated in the month of Aippasi.