KANCHANUR ( 3 Km from Suryanar Koil):
This Shiva sthalam is associated with Sukran or Venus and is maintained by
the Madurai Adhinam. It is located in a quiet hamlet of Thiruvaavaduturai.This shrine is also referred to as Palaasavanam,
Brahmapurai and Agnisthalam. Brahma is said to have had a vision here of Shiva's wedding with Parvati. Men visit to pray for
the well being of their wives.
Lord Visnu worshipped Agniswara, the presiding deity here, to rid Himself
of Shukra Dosham. The divine consort is Karpagambal. Fridays are very auspicious and devoteeds offer while flowers
to the Lord.