temple's sthalapurana embodies many exciting episodes occured here.
And there are many concrete evidences of the devotees liberated.
Appar and Tirunavukkarasar
visited and composed fine lyrics in praise of the Moolavar.
According to legend, one staunch devotee by name Amaranithi Nayanmar,
besides offering several prayer services to be Lord gifted to
Sivabhaktas many valuable objects. So he was emancipated with his
wife and son. Their images are installed in a separate niche. The
Moolavar appeared in five colours during different times of the day
besides revealing His form to the deserving devotees. The temple
Pushkarni lying outside called Sapta sagaram is believed to be too
powerful and cures the diseases, if bathed. Sage Agasthya was shown
the wedding scene of the divine couple, when prayed here. His icon
is also installed in a separate niche. Among the festivals
celebrated Vaikasi Saptasnanam merits mention.