How to reach:
Between Trichy and Perambalur after about 45 kms from trichy look for Alathur gate take the left road here which will lead you to Chettykulam and the temple. There is also a famous Dhandayudhapani temple here on a hill.
The temple received patronage from the rulers and you can see wonderful sculptures all around. Once a shepherd saw some yogis worshipping a ball of fire in this area and reported to the king. When they arrived here there was nothing. An old man with a red sugarcane walking stick was seen and on being questioned pointed to the ball of fire and quickly ran up the hillock and stood there and Lo! it was lord Dhandayudhapani. The overjoyed king built tem,ples for both here
If you look closely in the pic above you can make out 2 kids doing their homework in the Krishna's presence
Main temple inside with exquisite carvings all over the pathway and all the pillars
Nandi in front of the main sannidhi
The main sannidhi has a majestic Shivalingam. The Praharam has many pillars with the various Kubera carvings
The rest are in the amman sannidhi seen below
Kamakshi ambal is about 3 feet tall and is standing on a pedestal blessing us.
The pillars of the praharam have the rest of Kuberas
IN front of the ambal sannidhi is the new temple of kubera . The prasadam was green kumkum here and vahanam was horse. Kubera was flanked by Sanghunidhi and padma nidhi inside