Vaikan maadakkoyil refers to two shrines, Vaikal and Maadakkoyil. (8km from Aaduturai
railway stn). Vaikal enshrines Vaikalnathar and Vaikalambika.
Vaikanmaadakkoyil is considered to be the 33rd in the series of Tevara
Stalams in the Chola kingdom located south of the river Kaveri.
The Maadakkoyil is one of the 78 maadakkovils built at an elevation by KoChenkan Cholan.
Komaleswarar and Ilankothai Amman are worshipped in the Maadakkoyil. Vishnu, Lakshmi and
Bhrama are said to have worshipped Shiva here. Shiva is also referred to as
Bhramapureeswarar. Sambandar has glorified both these Shivastalams in one Patikam.
Festivals: Four worship services are offered each day here. Pankuni
Uthiram is celebrated here annually.