This is a recently re built temple where there are two Shivan sannidhis . The Odhu urugeeshwarar who melted at the songs sung by Sri Gnanasmbandar and inside the main shrine is Muktheeshwarar who is actually Vishnu who yearned and obtained a form as a Lingam.This is one other example as to prove that both these Gods are one and the same.
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The area in Periyakanchipuram or Sivakanchi where the temple is situated is called Pilliyar palyam. Sambandar also has a temple nearby . He is known as Aaludia pillai and thus the area is known as Pilliyar palyam.
Legends and Stories:
Lord Shiva heard the songs of saint Gnanasambandar and melted here he moves aside for Vishnu in the inner sanctum who yearns for the form of a linga to have a better look at Sambamdar. Strangely though the songs of sambandar on his lord are not yet found but there are many songs of Sundarar and Thirunavukkarasar .
The Koshta vigrahas
A temple where the ancient has been rebuilt