Main Deity : Vaidhyanathan
Goddess : Thayyal Nayagi
Holy Tree : Vembu
Holy Water : Chithamirtha Theertham
Color : Red
Gem Stone : Red
Season : Summer
Auspisious Day : Tuesday
How to Reach : 55 kms from Kumbakonam
A long corridor lined with pillars on either aspect marks the doorway to the Vaitheeswaran Kovil, that is thirteen Kms from Mayiladudurai towards Sirkazhi, and vi Kms from Sirkazhi. This shrine was known as within the puranas by the name Pullirukkuvelur
The main deity is Vaidyanatha Swamy, who is believed to own arrived as a Vaidyan or healer, in response to the prayers of Angarakan (Mars) to cure him of the leprosy as he was affected by. His consort is Thaiyalnayaki, who accompanies him, with a vessel containing medicinal oil. there’s additionally a shrine to the divine healer, Dhanvantari during this temple.
The medicine that Shiva is believed to own given to Angarakan is formed from the ashes of the homa kundam in front of the Subrahmanya shrine, is named Thiruchaandu Urundai, Rituals are performed where a combination of earth and ashes from the homa kundam are formed into pills and placed at the Thaiyalnayaki shrine and distributed. this is often the most Prasadam during this temple, and is believed to cure each variety of illness
Lord Muruga as Muthukumaraswamy was favelin at this shrine with that he cleared the guts of Surapadma in battle. Sambandhar, Thirunavukkarasar, Arunakiriyar, Kumara Kurubarar, Padikkasu Thambiran, Chidambara Munivar, and Kalamega Pulavar have had worshipped this temple Siva and got grace.
The sthalam of Chevvai Bhagavan is Vaideeswaran koil, that is found 6kms from Sirgazhi en route to Mayavaram
Samanya Matra : Om Am Angarkaya Namah
Beej Mantra : Om Kram Krim Krom Sah Bhaumaya Namah.
Puranic Mantra : Dharnigardahsambhutam Vidhut Kantisamprabam. Kumaram Shaktihstam tam manglam pranmamyaham.
Vedic Mantra : Om Agnimurdharya divha Kakutapatiha Pruthivyaya Ayam Apa .reta si Jinvati