The archamurthi is chaturbhuja holding in her four hands disc,
conch, sword and panapatra and revealing fierce aspect with
terror striking eyes and lolling long tongue. The icon is about
four feet in height and giving darsan in standing posture.
puja in accordance with tenets of agamas is offered and
periodical festivals during Navaratri etc , are celebrated with
fanfare due. Tuesdays witness huge crowds and special prayers
are offered then. It has some more odd traditions that have
become instrumental for its rapid progress. Mother being
infinitely benevolent, the adorers are lifted instantly. Hence the
lies 10 kms off Udipi, one of the premier pilgrim towns of Karnataka, accessible by town bus.