The presiding deity is Mullaivananathar and the Ambal Kothaiyammai
The sthala Vriksham is Mullai and the Theertham Chandra Theertham
Sambandar and Appar composed the Pathigam.
The legend has it that Indra is said to have worshipped Siva here,
and that the Namachivaya mantram was revealed to Parvati Devi
An interesting legend surrounds this shrine. The mortal remains of a
devotee of Siva turned into gems when they were immersed in the
Kalithasan St, Thirumullaivasal, Tamil Nadu 609113, India