uniqueness indeed has become instrumental in drawing Saiva and
Vaishnava Bhaktas in large numbers. There is a mini-shrine for
Ganapathi opposite the garbhagriha. As the image is just opposite
the Mulavirat like the mount of the Lord, devotees while praying
remember Hanuman, though there is no visible idol for him. The
offering of Kadins is very common here, and it commemorates the
return of Hanuman after finding out Mother Sita in Asoka Vana in
Lanka. As the image of the mulavirat was installed some centuries
back, it is worn off considerably, so panchaloha Kavacha is made and
it adorns the Lord now.
image adorned with Sri Vasta mark on the chest, beautified by
several dazzling necklaces around the neck
along with colourful garlands look extremely enchanting, and its
smiling sublime countenance mesmerizes the devotees. If once a visit
is made to avail that enchanting darsan, its rapturous thrill,
exercises such grip, that it never reaches the point of satiety.
That is the glory of Srirama - the Trimurthyatmakaswarupa, a rarity
not found anywhere.
Lord has a particular fascination for the Kootu Vazhivadu - offering
of pantomime. In the bygone past, Prabandha Koottu was a regular
common offering, and every visitor deeming; it a proud privilege was
offering it to the deity. The deity seeing it unseen enjoyed to his