Goddess Abhirami Shrine in Thirukkadaiyur witnesses unusual scenes of wedding of couples with men crossing 60 years of age. It is believed that this unusual ritual offers long married life for the couples and also provides all best living conditions and prosperity in future.
There are many legendary stories behind this temple and the unusual custom of old age second marriage. Abirami Battar, a devotee of Abhirami the Consort of Amritaghateswarar, spent hours in meditation at this palace. He lived during the period of King Serfoji. King was suspicious about the divine power of Battar. But King later understood the divine power of the great saint.
The temple premises offer calm environment for meditation and prayers. The temple witnesses huge inflow of devotees all through the year.