Sri Athulyanathesvarar Temple, is a Lord Shiva temple in Aragandanallur in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu. It is a padal petra sthalam and Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Thirugnasambandar and Thirunavukkarasar.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

According to legends, the temple was shut by other religious people and was opened by Thirugnasambandar. The Pradosha Nandi and Adhigara Nandi have move in different directions as per the request of Thirugnasambandar.

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