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Sri Vilvanathesvarar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Thiruvallam in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the padal petra sthalam and Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Thirunavukkarasar and Thirungnasambandar.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 6.30 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 : Vilwanatheswarar
Sthala Vruksham : Vilwa
Theertham : Neeva River / Gowri Theertham
Traditional Name: Thiruvallam
Padal : Tirunavukkarasar and Sambandar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Tiruvalam Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Chennai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH40
Nearest Landmark : Old Thiruvalam Bridge Road

The Shiva lingam is a swayambu moorthy. According to legends, there was a priest who was troubled by a Asuran and Shiva has asked Nandi to help the priest. Hence, in this temple Nandi is facing the entrance of the temple watching out for the Asura, than facing the Lord.

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