Sri Avanaisayappar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Avinasi in Erode district of Tamil Nadu.
It is one of the padal petra sthalam and the Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Sundarar. It is also known as Dakshina Varanasi. The shiva lingam here is a swayanmbu moorthy.
According to legends, Sundarar – have restored a boy’s life after eaten by crocodile by hymns.