Sri Muktheeswarar temple is located in the village named Sethalapathy in the district of Tiruvarur, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deity of this temple is Muktheeswarar, Mantharavaneswarar (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.
On the day of Maha Shivratri, a sea of devotees, pilgrims and tourists throng this shrine with great devotion and dedication.A large crowd of pilgrims and devotees visit this sacred place on weekends, festival occasions, Hindu religious auspicious days and national holidays. At present all the devotees, pilgrims and tourists are wholeheartedly invited into the shrine for homams, worship, prayers and rituals.
The important festivals of this temple are Maha Shivrathri in February-March, Deepavali in October-November, Vaikasi Visakam in May-June; Aani Tirumanjanam in June-July, on April 14, Chithirai first day being Tamil New Years day, Purattasi Navarathri in September-October; Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September; and Panguni Uthiram in March-April are the festivals celebrated in grand manner in this temple.
Special pujas and rituals marks all the auspicious days, religious important days and festival days. It is done according to the Vedic practices and ancient rules and regulation. On request special kind of homams and rituals are done at this shrine for prosperity in personal and professional life.