Manaithunainathar Temple is situated at Tiruvalivam in Tiruvarur District
, Tamil Nadu
. It is 9 km away from
Mavur Road railway station
. The principal deity of the temple is Lord Shiva
in the form of Manaithunainathar. Goddess Mazhayanleanni is also worshipped here. The Sthala Vriksham (sacred tree) of the temple is Punnaimaram and the Teertham
is Sakkara. Saint Sambandar, Appar, and Sundarar have contributed pathigams praising the lord.