Legends: It is believed that the Naimisaranya munis lived here in the form of trees and when the locals began cutting the trees for firewood, Shiva converted them all to Vellerukku trees, unsuitable for the purpose. Subramanya recovered his speech at this shrine.
History: This shrine was built by a childless Pandya King, who had a child Rajendran later, hence the name Rajendrapattinam. Tiruneelakanda Yaazhpaanar was born here.
Temple: This temple, covers 4 acres and has a 40 feet high Rajagopuram. There are also two prakarams and three mandapams.
Festivals: Celebrate the Kartikai Deepam, Thai Poosam, Aavani Moolam, Aani Tirumanjanam, Navaratri and Aippasi Pournami.
(Last Updated on : 05-12-2015)
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