The Kala Bhairavar Temple is located in Thagattoor and is dedicated to God Kala Bhairavar. The temple is about 1, 000 years old and the presiding deity is God Bhairava. This is the only temple in Tamil Nadu where God Bhairavar is the Moolavar. The temple also houses the shrines of God Kasi Viswanathar, Mother Visalakshi, God Ganapathy, God Subramaniya with consorts Valli & Deivanai, Goddess Durga and God Chandikeswara. There is also a tank in front of the temple. There is a shrine on one side of the tank for Rowther with Karuppayi and Kathayee. He is considered the guardian deity of the temple the place, Thagattor is a Tamil translation derived from the Sanskrit word Yantra which is made from copper with diagrams engraved on them. Traditionally Yantras as Sri Chakra are installed in temples and there is one such in this temple also.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To do well in academics
- Obstacles in getting married
- Child boon
- Freedom from diseases
- For developing mental strength
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
Morning: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Evening: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.