temple is located 25 miles from Kumbakonam & 15 miles from Thiruchaerai.
The Moolavar is Bakthavatsala Perumal, Batharaavi Perumal seen in
standing posture facing east. The speciality in the temple is the
daily pooja to a bees nest like structure in the Thaayaar's sannadhi.
It is also known as Lakshmivanam for Goddess Lakshmi is said to
have done tapas here. Lord Siva in four forms guards the Kshetram
from four sides.
Thaayaar - Abhishekavalli
Theertham - Darshana Pushkarini