Garbharakshambikai Sametha Mullaivananathar Thirukovil (கர்ப்பரட்சாம்பிகை கோயில்) is a Hindu temple. Garbharakshambikai Sametha Mullaivananathar Thirukovil located in Thirukarukavoor dedicated to Lord Shiva, Tamil Nadu, India. East of Papanasam the temple is located is 6km, southeast of Kumbakonam is 20 km, north of Saliyamangalam is 10 km, northeast of Thanjavur is 20 km and on the bank of Vetter river in the southern.
The place Garbharakshambikai Sametha Mullaivananathar Thirukovil is also called Mullaivanam, Garabapuri, Tirukalavur, and Mathavipuram. Since the temple tree is Mathavi, Mathavipuram it is also called as Mullaivanam; Ka means to save, Karu means womb, and our means village – Since womb is believed to be the safest place as believed by the devotees by the temple deity, Tirukarukavoor is the village called as. In this temple, the childless couple performs ghee prasadham pooja to conceive. Pregnant women perform caster oil pooja for safe n trouble-free delivery.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva n Goddess Parvathi. Lord Shiva is called as Mullaivananathar and Goddess as Garbharakshambikai Amman.