Jambukeswarar Temple also Thiruvanaikal, Jambukeswaram is an acclaimed Shiva temple in Tiruchirapalli Trichy, in the province of Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated in the Srirangam island, which has the renowned Ranganathaswamy temple. Thiruvanaikal is one of the five noteworthy Shiva Temples of Tamil Nadu Panchabhoota Sthalams speaking to the Mahabhuta or five extraordinary components; this temple speaks to the component of water, or neer in Tamil. The sanctum of Jambukeswara has an underground water stream and notwithstanding siphoning water out, it is constantly loaded up with water.
It is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams, where all the four most adored Nayanars Saivite Saints have sung wonders of the divinity in this temple. The temple has engravings from the Chola time frame. In the third fenced in area, there is a coconut forest having a little tank where the celebration picture of Vaishnavite Srirangam temple used to be brought one day a year. As Akilandeswari adored Lord Shiva in this temple, even today at twelve the 'Archakar' cleric dresses like a female and does Pooja to Jambukeswara and 'Go Maatha' Cow. The 12 pooja is extremely well known and a large group of explorers go to it consistently.