The Sri Naganathaswamy
Temple at Thirunageswaram is a Shiva shrine, situated about 5 km from Kumbakonam.
His consort is Giri Gujambika who is enshrined with Lakshmi and and Saraswathi
by Her side.
the Lord here on a Sivaratri day to redeem himself from the curse of a
rishi. Sundays are very auspicious and devotees perform milk abhishekham
to Rahu, who is enshrined with his consorts. The milk is supposed to turn
blue on being poured over the idol.
A dip in the
Soola Theertham is said to cure one of diseases and give prosperity.