Sri Kailasanathar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Kottaiyur in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. It
is one of the padal petra sthalam and Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Thirunavukkarasar.
It has some beautiful sculptures and a grand corridor. The temple has a five tiered raja gopuram
Padal Petra Sthalam
This is one of the 276 temples mentioned in Devaram which are collections of songs of these temples by Thirunavukkarasar, Thirugnasambandar, Sundarar and Manickavasagar. These collection of songs composed by the great saints describe many of these temples, deities, history, legends, sthala vruksha, temple ponds and other details about the god and temple.