Paalvanna Nathar Temple is situated at Papanasam near Kumbakonam
, Thanjavur District
. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva
in the form of Paalvanna Nathar. Goddess Dhavala Vennakaimangai is also worshipped here. Enclosed in an area of three acres, the temple consists of a five-tiered
and two prakarams. The temple
is Kaveri. Various inscriptions from the Chola and Vijayanagar periods are preserved in the temple. The main festival is the Arudra Darisanam.