Kudumianmalai is 20 Kms from Pudukkottai. The presiding deity of
the temple here is Sikhagiriswarar. There are beautiful sculptures in the temple.
The temple is noted for numerous inscriptions. Remarkable among them is the one relating to a musical treatise. It is
the only of it's kind , dating to 8-9th century AD., and the notations can be played
in a Veena called Pirivadini with 8 Strings. There is a rock-cut cave
temple with massive bas-relief dwarapalakas and with the architectural features of
Hoysala style and belongs to 8-9th century A.D. The Anna Agricultural Farm and Agriculture Research Institute
are the other interesting features of this place.