Karai Tirunatheswarar Temple lies in the north-eastern part of the town of Kanchipuram
at Tirukkachinerikaraikadu. The deity of this Shivasthalam
is Lord Karai Tirunatheswarar (Shiva
). There is a separate worship place for
. There are two temple teerthams
namely Karai and Indra teertham. Sage Sambandar is said to have sung pathigams in praise of Karai Tirunatheswarar.