Marundheshwarar Shiva Temple is located near Tiruvarur, and in the state of Tamil Nadu. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is presides over this temple in his Piravi Maundeeswarar avatar. This is an ancient temple, and is set apart from other Shiva temples as the idol of the Lord faces the west direction here, instead of east. A ceremony at this temple is a certain way to cure illness of the body or the mind. The Lord also destroys any negative traits in a person, such as excessive pride.