The sanctuary was worked by Chola lords in eleventh century in the conventional Chola structural style. Spread more than 11 sections of land, the sanctuary has extraordinary engineering and have five walled in areas, immense towers and open mandapas. In view of the engravings seen here, the principle hallowed place sanctum was in presence before mid eleventh century. The block dividers of the sanctuary were supplanted with stonewalls and the front mandapa was developed amid the time of Kulottunga Chola I. when devas and asuras stirred drain sea to get Amritham, they neglected to love Lord Ganesha. Ruler Ganesha hurt and stole the pot of Amritham and kept at Thirukkadaiyur. While there, Ganesha made a Shiva Lingam and poured a portion of the Amritham over it. Thus, the Shiva Lingam at this sanctuary is known as Amrita Ghat Eshwarar, which implies Lord that prompts everlasting status, the master Ganesha is called Kalla Vinayagar or Kalaivanar Pilliyar.