Sri Thiruvalanchuzhinathar temple is located in the village named Thiruvalanchuzhi in the district of Thanjavur in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The primary deity of this temple is Thiruvalanchuzhinathar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are none.
The holy tree of this temple is none. The holy water of this temple is Krupa Theertham. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is nearly 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this place is none.
The temple is thronged by devotees and pilgrims on Maha Shivarathri day from nook and corner of the district and rest of Tamil Nadu. The temple remains open for devotees and pilgrims on all days from early morning to mid-noon and later in the evening hours to dusk.
On religious auspicious days and festive days, the temple remains open throughout the day for devotees and pilgrims. Shivarathri is celebrated in grand manner in this temple with the active participation of devotees and pilgrims.
Most of the pujas, rituals and homams are conducted according the Vedic tradition plus rules and regulations. It is an ancient Hindu temple that is largely dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is to be highly noted that every year, more than a thousand devotees and pilgrims visit this particular shrine during all the auspicious days and religious important days. It is the most sought after temple in the district and south India. South India pilgrimage trip includes this particular temple too in its list of must visit temple.