Valiamma, according to one account, is about 77 years old. ' She is said to have been
married at the age of 14, two years after the arrival at her husband's house her
mother-in-law, the then Valiamma, died and consequently she, being the eldest female
member, had to assume office. Since then she has been leading a chaste life serving the
family deity. A saintly woman, she exudes piety and inspires awe among innumerable
devotees who daily visit the temple.
The annual utsavarn at this temple is celebrated on Ayilyam of Thulam (October- November)
when a large, number of people visit it and make offerings of gold, silver, salt, etc. On
this day the serpent gods, are taken in procession to the illam of Valiamma and offerings
of neerum palum (milk and water), flour, turmeric and boiled rice are made.