The Moolavar is Bakthavatsala Perumal, Batharaavi Perumal seen in standing posture facing east. The speciality in the temple is the daily pooja to a bees nest like structure in the Thaayaar's sannadhi. It is also known as Lakshmivanam for Goddess Lakshmi is said to have done tapas here. Lord Siva in four forms guards the Kshetram from four sides.
Thaayaar - Abhishekavalli
Theertham - Darshana Pushkarini
Thirumangaialwar - 1638-1647, 1848, 2008, 2673, 2674
Total of 14 Paasurams.