Sri Kungumavalli samedha Thanthondreeswarar temple is based in the settlement area cited as Uraiyur, in the district of Tiruchchirappalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The chief deity of this temple is Thanthondreeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Kungumavalli.
The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is Brahmma theertham. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is just 500-1000 years old in this region. The historical name of this village is Uraiyur.
The chief festivals of this shrine are Iypasi Annabishekam (October-November), Mahasivarathri in Masi (February-March), Margazhi Tiruvadhirai (December-January), Theerthavari in Masi full moon day, Deepavalli, Pongal, Tiruvadhirai in Margazhi (December-January), Purattasi Navarathri in September-October, New Year days and Masi month special days.
It is to be highly noted that a devotee who prays to this particular Lord gets immediately blessed with job opportunities and children. A huge number of devotees and pilgrims pray to this particular Lord for the removal of obstacles marriage affairs, to obtain better education, happy and prosperous life etc. The shrine is usually open in the morning hours and evening hours only but during the festivals and auspicious days, is opened for long hours.
It is one of the sought after temple in this district and in the state. The temple reflects Dravidian architectural temple styles from each and every angle. The artistic and craftsmanship work are real wonder to be witnessed by the visitors of this temple complex.
Address – Sri Kungumavalli samedha Thanthondreeswarar temple, Uraiyur, Tiruchchirappalli, Tamil Nadu