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  TIRUVAAMATHUR - VATTAPERIAMMAN TEMPLE

The legendary name of this holy kshetra is Gomathurupuram. It 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 sent by God only test man's capacity to stand against the satanic forces. If he boldly confronts them, he come out victorious and thereby throws a halo round the goddess of truth; for she stands for such truth and advocates it to her adorers. And they pass for torch-bearers 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.

The legend says that Kamadhenu and her progeny with a view to be freed from ferocious animals did penance propitiating Lord Siva called Abhirameswar here.

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