Avudaiyarkoil, which was known as Thiruperunhturai, is a temple town located 14 kms from Arantangi in Pudukkottai District, Tamilnadu. This ancient temple is widely known for its sculptural work. This website is an attempt to present some of the most unique features of this temple and to explain its architectural marvel. It is because of this temple, the entire Avudayarkoil town has been declared as “heritage town” by the government. Even though the temple is famously referred as Avudayarkoil, the name of the temple is Athmanadha Swamy temple.