Thiruvisanallur – Sivayoginathar Temple
Yoganandeswarar Temple at Thiruvisanallur is a very ancient temple. The presiding deity of this temple, Yoganandeswarar is also known as Sivayoginathar. Eight Shiva yogis after severe penance on Lord Shiva, merged with the Lingam and hence the name Sivayoginathar. This place was a vilva forest at one time and hence He is also called Vilvaranyeswarar. Read more..