legendary name of this holy kshetra is Gomathurupuram. ;t acquired immense fame
for the prime reason that TRUTH stands on par with Sakti and the Mother rewards
the truthful persons on offering prayers, when they face unending hardships. The
difficulties they face- it is believed are sent by God, only to test man's
capacity, to stand against the satanic forces. If they boldly confront them,
they come out victorious and thereby throw a halo round the goddess of truth:
for, she stand., for such truth and advocates it to her adorers. And they pass
for torchbbearers to be followed by all. The power of Sakti. or its Sakti thatva
is demonstrated here and there are several anecdotes that exemplify_ this
universal truth. Liars are punished in several ways.
legend says that Kamadhenu and her progeny with a view to be freed from
ferocious animals did penance propitiating Lord Siva called Abhirameswar here.
Pleased with their penance, he blessed them with horns on their head. with which
they could protect themselves by driving off their enemies. So this place came
to be known as Thayur or Amathur. The sthalapurana elaborates this with many