Thiruvidaimarudur is a calm and clean hamlet near Kumbakonam. It is on the banks of River Kaveri and offers picturesque natural settings. The village has religious significance with the famous Mahalinga Swamy Temple. It is one of the Panchakrosha Sthalas.

This temple is managed by Thiruvavadudurai Adheenam headed by Seervalarseer Sivaprakasha Deshika Swamigal . The temple is also known as Madhyarjuna and the prime presiding deity is Mahalingam. The temple is attracted by thousands and it is believed that people with mental afflictions are getting necessary cure by offering worship at this shrine.