. This Shivastalam is located in Nadu Naadu, near Tirukkovilur,
one of the 8 Veeratta Stalams, at a distance of 6.5 km (northwest) from the Ulundurpet
railway station. This village is now known as Neivennai. This is the
10th of the 22 Tevara Stalams in the Nadu Naadu region of
Legend has it
that Sanakar and Sanatkumarar worshipped Shiva at this shrine known as Nei Vennei.
The image above is that of the Southern face of the Vimanam at Tirumazhisai near Chennai.
This temple which covers an area of 2 covers has 2 towers with stucco figures.
Inscriptions speak of the endowments carried out by Kulottunga I (1070 - 1125) to the main
shrine and to the Ambal shrine here. One of the later inscriptions refers to Shiva as
Porkudam Koduttu Aruliya Nayanaar. Very little is known about this temple outside the
village in which it is built.