Architecture: A large gopuram greets the visitors on the Western entrance to the temple. The Veda Theertham, temple tank is located outside the temple. It occupies an area of over an acre.
Legend: The chariot of King Oordvaradan got stuck in this town and hence the name Terazhundur. Legend states that the Devas, Ashtadikpalakas and the Vedas worshipped Shiva here, hence the name Vedapureeswarar.
Festivals: The annual Bhrammotsavam is celebrated in the month of Chittirai. Other festivals include Kartikai Deepam, surya Pooja in the month of Maasi, Navaratri, Aadipperukku, Aavani Moolam, and Vinayaka Chaturthi.