This Shivastalam is located 8 km to the east of Kodavasal.
It is at a distance of 14 km from Tiruvarur. Tirupperuvelur is the Shivastalam in the vicinity.
Talaiyaalankaadu is regarded as the 93rd in the series of Tevara
Stalams in the Chola Region south of the river Kaveri.
Shiva is said to have danced upon the body of Muyalakan, sent at him by the sages of
Dharukavanam ( Nartanapuri). Kapila Muni worshipped Shiva here to receive the Chintamani
gem. He is said to have walked on his head to reach here (hence
This south facing temple has
subsidiary shrines to Ganesha, Vishwanathar, Bhairavar and others. The
temple is administered along with the EnKann
Festivals: Two worship services are offered each day and the annual
festival is observed in the month of Thai here.