OF THE TEMPLE
The sacred place where the present shrine is located was a thickly
grown forest, where even the cattle were dreaded to go. This and the
adjoining land belongs to one Gopal Naiker of considerable means
and status. Till 1966, it was not fully cultivated.
In this wood, there was a neem tree exuding milk-white fluid. The
cow-herds out of curiosity tasted and found it sweet. And lo! it
cured certain ailments. In the devastating cyclone that occurred in
1966, it fell and brought to public notice an invaluable treasure -
Swayambhu Linga, which is now found installed just below the image
of MOTHER Adiparasakti. More or less at his juncture there heard an
aerial voice near the house of Sri Gopal Naicker engaged in offering
pujas to his house hold deity that the Swayumbhu Linga was to be
installed in a -temple soon, for it was Sri Adiparasakti doing
penance since ages in that form.
Moreover, Sri Bangaru Naicker is to
be entrusted with everything for conducting pujas etc. he divine
command was at once honored by building a shed for the time being
and installing it there. In course of time, Bangaru Naicker by
virtue of adoption as it were by the MOTHER, metamorphosed himself
into the Pithadhipathi of the Adiparasakti Peetham. Due to countless
miracles performed by him, the temple emerged as an All-Faith
spiritual citadel of universal reputation.