Deites


Arulmigu Sankara Naaryana Swamy



One time Goddess Umadevi requested Lord Siva to remove the difference among the devotees, who is the powerful god, whether Lord Siva or Hari. Then the lord Siva appeared as Sankaranarayanar.

When the people find snake or scorpio or other insects in their homes, they will pray Lord to remove them from their homes by offering these insects made up of silver in hundials as kanikkai. Eventhough it may appear to be a superstitious belief it is giving wonderful results because after the prayer, no such insects were being found in the homes of devotees who offered prayer to the lord.

It is belived if the people wear the puttumann (Anti hill soil) found in Amman Sannathi daily with belief, it will cure, cancer, skin diseases and all other incurable disease. The soil is giving miraculous results if it is worn with belief.

Arulmigu Sankara Linga Swamy



In the 11 th Century king Ukkirapandia ruled over Ukkirankottai. He used to go over to Madurai to have dharsan of Lord Arulmigu Somasundarar. One day when he was priceeding to Madurai to worship God Arulmigu Somasundarar, The Chief Elephant tusked the earth on the way and plunged into a pit.

At that time Manikireevan, the watchman of Punnai forest came there and told the king “Oh king! Here is an anti-hill in the midest of Punnai forest.When the anti-hill was demolished there appeared a tail less cobra. It's might is unesplainable. It belongs to the god. On hearing this the king rushed to the Punnai fores and saw the Sivalingam by the side of the ant – hill to his over whelming happiness.

He then had a bath in the Nagasunai (holy tank) and worshipped the God. Later on according to history, the king destroyed the forest in the vicinity of the ant – hill, constructed this Temple with Mandapams, Gopuram (Tower) and Compound walls. In the 12 th Century king Seevalaramapandian constructed the Rajagopuram (big tower) and front Mandapaa. This Thirukkoil has three important sannadhis with in its premises.

Arul Tharum Gomathi Amman



One time Goddess Umadevi requested Lord Siva to remove the difference among the devotees, who is the powerful god, whether Lord Siva or Hari. Then the lord Siva appeared as Sankaranarayanar.

When the people find snake or scorpio or other insects in their homes, they will pray Lord to remove them from their homes by offering these insects made up of silver in hundials as kanikkai. Eventhough it may appear to be a superstitious belief it is giving wonderful results because after the prayer, no such insects were being found in the homes of devotees who offered prayer to the lord.

It is belived if the people wear the puttumann (Anti hill soil) found in Amman Sannathi daily with belief, it will cure, cancer, skin diseases and all other incurable disease. The soil is giving miraculous results if it is worn with belief.