This is a Shivastalam in the vicinity of Tirunellikka
near Tiruvarur. This shrine is
regarded as the 116th in the series of Tevara Stalams in the Chola
Region south of the river Kaveri.
Legend has it
that the Navagrahams and Lakshmi worshipped Shiva here. Shiva's shrine is located in
front of Lakshmi's. The Shiva Ganga tank is located to the north of the temple.. Asura
Guru Sukracharyar is believed to have regained his eyesight after worshipping Shiva here.
Legendhas it that after the great deluge that submerged the earth,
this temple tank is the site where clear water collected, hence the
name tEngoor. Vaikasi Vishakam is celebrated here.