The temple is in the heart of the place Aalangudi. The main tower is of five tiers constructed very aesthetically. Lord Dakshinamoorthy has a significant importance in the temple. The shrine for the female deity Pavalakkodiammai is located in the outer prakara. The shrine for Moolavar (main male deity) Aabathsahayeswarar is located in the inner prakara.The sanctum of the main presiding deity is surrounded by a moat like formation on all the 4 sides. The idols of Vinayakar, Agasthiyar, Lord Brahma and Dakshinamoorthy are also seen.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To get cured of the kidney disease
- To get rid of fear
- To get obstacles removed
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.
5:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.4 p.m. to 8 p.m.