It is believed taking a bath in the holy tank called the Siddhamirtham cures all kinds of diseases. People after dharshan dissolve jaggery and pepper in the holy water thanking the lord.
Vaitheeswarankoil is famous for the naadi josiyam (astrology) people folk here from all parts of the world to know their past and future through this naadi astrology.
Vaitheeswarankoil is 24 kms from Chidambaram and 15kms from mayiladuthurai and 110kms from thanjavur. It is well connected by road, rail and air, nearest airport is trichy160kms.