thenmalai is a village in sivagiri taluk of of south western tamir nadu which has shiva-paripoorani sametha thripura naathar shivan temple along with famous murugan temple.
a beautiful shiva temple adorns the village along with a hill top murugan temple with a pond outside of it.
it is the vayu-sthalam of the local pancha boodha legend involving sankaran kovil , karivalam vandha nallur , dheva dhaanam and tharukaapuram.
on the night of october 28 , 2017 , a miracle happened which was captured on camera.
a photograph taken by a devotee showed a green glowing light on the lord with the pranava mantram om in it. a few seconds later when he took another picture it wasnt there.