holy temple's Moolavar had the unique honour of feeding His hungry,
pious worshipper by begging food from
house to house. The sthalapurana embodies the strange account of
Sundaramurti's tearful appeal to the Lord to provide him food, when
he was experiencing keen hunger. The Lord atonce metamarphosed into
a Sadhu and went out into the streets with a begging bowl and
uttering Bhavathi Bhikshandehi'. He appeased His devotee's hunger
securing food thus. Hence the apt name. What a compassion !
Bhaktavasankar undertakes any hardship and takes every form to lift
His adorers from the quiqmare of misery. Lord Vishnu worshipped this
Lord, besides a tortoise once for tiding over its grief. The
Sivalinga is small in size, yet mighty in glory, and has been
demonstrating miracles timely to the deserving.
is 3 km off Chengalpattu, accessible by bus. Another Sivaalaya of
great name lying at a distance of 6 km off this, is equally
visit-worthy and it can be reached by bus.