kings who ruled Tanjore took great interest in the development of the temple and they vied
with one another in constructing gopurams, mandaparns, entrances etc., to the temple.
There is a holy tank and the 'floating festival' takes place every year in the month' of
Purattasi September-October). Brahmotsavam takes place in the months of Adi-Avani
Sundays are considered to be the most auspicious
days for worshipping the Goddess, when huge crowds mainly consisting of womenfolk and
children pay their homage.