Some temples are closed due to indifferences between different communities for a long time and sages who travel on the way pray to lord for opening the temple for public welfare.
A temple situated in arakandanallur in villupuran district is one of the temples which was opened by thirugnanasampanthar. This temple is said to be 1000 years old.
Unmarried people worship lord siva and amman by offering sugar rice as a prayer with special pooja. Amman is called as alagiya ponnalagi.
This temple is situated at a distance of 35 kms from villupuram and thirukovilur buses are running on this route.