In the period of Vijayalaya Chola, Mallan Viduman re –constructed it. It is considered by historians that from that period onwards, the temple was called as Vijayalaya Choleeshwaram. Prominence of the shrine : The Vijayalaya Choleeshwarar temple occupies a high position in the architectural history of Tamil Nadu.
Brahadambal temple, Thirukokarnam is situated just about 5 kms from Pudukkottai. This temple was built by the Thondaman Kings rulers who were ruling Pudukkottai. Arulmighu Brahadambal sametha Gokarneshwarar temple at Thirukokarnam is of Mahendraverma Pallava’s period. It is a rock cut temple.
Coordinates This Government Museum is a museum located in the town of Pudukkottai of Pudukkottai District This is the second largest museum of Tamil Nadu after Government Museum, Chennai. The museum is divided into sections convering zoology, geology, paintings, anthropology, epigraphy.
And he also recollects how Ilayathangudi Periyava Aradhanai celebrated in a grandeur manner by Sri Sambamoorthy Sastrigal (Purvaashrama Brother of Sri MahaPeriyava), as ordained by Sri MahaPeriyava. Though I’m a Sivachaaryaar , I always do Namaskaram to Sri MahaPeriyava says Sri Kalyana Sundara Gurukkal Thatha.