In any country people for simple reasons fight with neighbours and in countries like india where agriculture is the main source of living for people in rural areas, land disputes is very common.Due to this family members of one family curse another family during fight.This is considered to be a big mistake according to shastras as each word wrongly spelled has its own power that leads to a disaster of both the families.
There is a temple called veerataneswarar temple for removing this type of ancestor's curse. This temple which is said to be more than 1000 years old is situated at a place called thiruvirkudi in thiruvaurur district of tamilnadu.
Thulasi plant is very special here as this is the place of birth of it.People who are facing obstacles in building a house bring a brick here for worship to complete their stopped work.People who's families are affected by ancestors curse come and pray to lord siva and parimalanayagi amman for getting better life.
This temple is situated at a place called thangalancheri which is on thiruvarur to mayiladuthurai route.