Lord Siva resides in the form of lingam everywhere in this world and it is a rare sight if one sees 1000 lingams in one lingam.This form of lingam is called sagasralingam and is very useful for people such that it provides the benefit of visiting 1000 siva temples.
Money is a very important thing even for saints now and a temple which is having sagasralingam situated in kalayarkovil in sivagangai district provides enough money for people who pray to lord siva who is called as swarnakaleeswarar. Temple is said to be more than 1000 years old.
Lor siva and amman are residing in three separate temples. Lord siva is called as somesar and amman as saundranayagi in first temple. swarnakaleeswarar and swarnavalli in second temple and sundareswarar and meenatchi in the last temple.Temple is situated at a distance of 70 kms from madurai on the way to thondi.