Chayavanam is located near Sirkali in Nagapattinam district. Chayavanam can be reached by road on buses from Sirkali to Poombuhar.
It is one of the 7 great shiva temples considered to be as equivalent to Kasi.
Period of origin
Before 2000 years
Name of deity
Ambal: Kuyilinim Nanmozhiammai
Sthala Theertham: Iravadham theertham
Sthala Virksham: Korai