Sri Milgau Pillayar temple is located in Cheranmahadevi, in the district of Tirunelveli, in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is nearly 1000-2000 years old. The presiding deity of this temple is Milgau Pillayar.
In this temple, important festivals celebrated in grand manner are Vinayaka Chaturthi, Tamil New Year, Purnima, Deepawali, Pongal. In this temple, devotees grind pepper for the Vinayaka and perform abishek when the monsoon fails. They also make the water immediuately fall into the nearest canal in order to ensure early rainy season in this region. His Holiness Sri Kanchi Mahaswamigal has great association with this temple.
In this temple, devotees wholeheartedly perform special abhishek to Lord Milagu Pillayar. They also indulge in contribution of what they could afford and feed the poor and needy in the temple premises and in the village. This temple is near the youth built canal named Cheranmahadevi in order to store water and make the village green. In this temple, devotees are allowed to have darshan at the early morning hours and evening hours.
It is to be noted that during festive season and auspicious days, the temple is kept open for long hours for the devotees. A devotee who prays to the Lord gets blessed with job opportunities and children. A large number of devotees pray to this Lord for the removal of obstacles marriage affairs, to education, etc. The lord is regarded as rain God by the local devotees as it is with the blessing, rain happens at this particular region.