This temple is to the east side of mahamaga pond. Entrance is facing the west side.
During the dooms day Siva took the form of hunter and broke the pot of nectar at that time the coconut fell here and swayambu linga & coconut plant came up hence the name Narikesaran. The temple is important place for thula rasi people. When nava kanniyar river goddess came siva turned around to give darshan for them so he is known as Abimukeswarar. The main deities of the temple is Lord Abhimugheswarar and Goddess Amirthavalli.