Legends: Surya worshipped at this temple and so its called Brihadeeswarar. The Brahmma Theertham is to the North of the temple. Gods in the form of bees worshipped Shiva here. There are two beehives here, one in Somaskandar's shrine and another in the Subramanya shrine.
Temple: This is a small temple and has two prakarams and a small Rajagopuram. The Soola Theertham (created with the trident of Shiva) is located to the north of the temple. The bronze image of Bhoga Sakthi is always in the sanctum. Steps lead to the shrines of Somaskandar, Dakshinamurthy and Nartana Ganapati. There is a shrine also to Mahadevalingam - associated with Brahma worship and a shrine to Agatheeswarar.
Festivals: Vaikasi Visakam, Thai Poosam, Valli Tirumanam (Kartikai), Aani Tirumanjanam, Aadi Pooram, Aavani Moolam and Skanda Sashti are celebrated here.