This temple has the main deity of Sri Somsundari ambal sametha and Sri somanathaswamy. The temple is located in Arthur which is situated 8 Kms from a place known as Arunuganeri railway station. The temple is about 19 Kilometers from Thiruchendur. The temple an enshrine of Sri Somsundari ambal sametha and Sri somanathaswamy who are worshipped as Swayambu lingam. The Banyan tree is known as the Sthala Vruksham and the Theertham is known as the Chandara Theertham.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
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.