|108 Divya Desams|
The temple is located 7miles south east
of Kumbakonam & 3 miles from Naachiaar Koil.
The Moolavar is Saaranathan seen
in standing posture facing east. The Lord gave darshan to the deity,
Cauvery. There is also a sannadhi for Cauvery Amman in the temple
and a sannadhi for Rajagopalaswamy. The Thai Poosam festival is important
and the Lord gives darshan along with five devis - Sridevi, Boodevi, Neeladevi,
Mahaalakshmi and Saaranayagi. According to the puranas, it is believed
that is the spot from which a gatam was made out of mud & the vedas
preserved in it during the pralayam (floods).
Thaayaar - Saaranayagi ( Saara
Theertham - Saara Pushkarini.
Thirumangaialwar - 1578-1587,
1853, 2673, 2674
Total of 13 Paasurams