At a separation of 70 km from Rameshwaram and 15 km from Ramanathapuram. Uthirakosamangai is celebrated for an antiquated Siva sanctuary thought to be 3000 years of age. This is where Siva exchanged the insider facts of Vedas to Parvati. Uthiram implies updesham kosam privileged insights Parvati Mangai henceforth this place is known as Uthira Kosa Mangai. The fundamental god here is Mangalanathar Siva and his partner is Mangleshwari.
The fundamental fascination of this sanctuary is a statue of Natarajar made of emerlad which is around 51/2 feet tall. This icon is known as Margatha Natarajar and the divinity is constantly secured with shoe glue. Just in the Tamil month of Margazhi on Tiruvathira nakshtram the shoe glue gets expelled and there is abhishekam for the symbol and this exceptional darshan is known as Arudhra darishanam.There is a Nandi simply outside the sanctum and a greater Nandi in the external prakaram referred to here as Pradosha Nandi.