The Tiruttaleeswarar Temple is located in Aranvoyal and is dedicated to God Tiruttaleeswarar. This temple is located at a place called Aranvoyal. The temple faces the southern direction. After crossing the courtyard, one can find the sanctum of God Thiruthaleeshwarar facing the eastern direction. Goddess Marakathaambika faces the southern direction. In the sanctum of God Thiruthaleeshwarar, vimanam is portrayed as Gaja Bristha. This temple has markings on its walls, inner sanctum, Nandhi statue and vimanam which shed light on the ancient Tamil culture and behavior of people. They can also reveal intricate and minute details about the history of this temple. One can also see a lot of inscriptions and markings on the temple walls. The temple is situated in a sprawling area of 14 acres of which 7 acres (approx) is occupied by the holy temple tank. The temple has a built up area of around 5000 sq ft. Many are the legends about this tiny village of Aranvoyal but none to illustrate the presence of image of God Vishnu in the open fields. An image of a Consort of God Vishnu was also present nearby. This temple was built by the Pallava Ruler Nandhivarman II almost 1200 years back. This temple has the reputation of dissolving 'Nag' Doshas of devotees who seek the blessings of the God. The temple is now only a mound of rubble with the sanctum (‘sannadhi' in Tamil language) of all deities in a dilapidated state. This is due to lack of adequate funds and administrative difficulties. The deities present include the Thiruthaleeshwarar (God Shiva)), Goddess Marakathaambika, Shri Dakshinamurthy (Guru Bhagwan), God Prahara Ganesh, God Murugan, God Surya Bhagwan, Shri Kailashanathar, Shri Chandrasekar, Shri Kasi Viswanathar, Shri Bhairavar, Somasakandhar, Maanikavaasagar and Sage Pathanjali.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- For success
- For removal of naga dhosha
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.