Tirutturaiyur templeis closely associated with Sundaramoorthy Nayanar who received initiation here, hence the name Tavaneriappar or Sishta Gurunathar. This is the 15th of the 22 Tevara Stalams in the Nadu Naadu region of Tamilnadu. Legend has it that Narada, Surya, Bhrama, Vishnu, Rama, Sita, Bheema and Agasthyar worshipped Shiva here. There is a shrine to Varadaraja Perumal here. Navaratri and Aippasi Pournami are the important festivals celebrated here.
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(Last Updated on : 06-02-2010)