Sri Narumbunatha Swami temple is located in the popular village mentioned as Tirupudaimarudur, in the district of Tirunelveli, in the state of Tamil Nadu in Southern India. The important deity of this temple is Narumbunathar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Gomathi Amman. The festive deity is Bhoonathar.
The holy tree of this temple is Marudham. The holy water of this temple is Tambiraparani. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is about 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this ancient town is Pudargini Easwarar.
The festivals of this shrine are 10 day Thaipoosam in January-February, Shivarathri in February-March, Ani Uthiram in June-July, Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January, Adi-Pooram in July-August, Tirukarthikai in November-December, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Deepavalli, Navarathri in September-October, pongal, Tirukarthikai in November-December, Skanda Sashti in October-November, Panguni Uthiram in March-April and New Year days according to the English calendar and Tamil Calendar are celebrated in the temple.
The temple is open for all the devotees and pilgrims from 5.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. It is the most sought after temple belong to the ancient temple category. The shrine remains open for all the Hindus who are devotees and pilgrims from early morning hours to late mid-noon and later in the evening hours to dusk. During the important religious days and auspicious days, the shrine remains open for long hours. It is most sought after temple in this district. According to the local legends, “Lord Shiva, a swayambumurthi graces leaning on a side slightly. There are scars of a sickle cut on the head and a hit of deer on the chest.”
Address – Sri Narumbunatha Swami temple, Tirupudaimarudur, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu