The Moolavar is Deepaprakasar, Villakoli Perumal, Divyaprakasar seen in standing posture facing west. When Brahma was immersed in deep penance, the asuras submerged the whole world in darkness. Lord Vishnu appeared as a bright light to drive away the darkness and hence the name Deepaprakasrar (deepam - light).
Thaayaar - Maragadavalli.
Theertham - Saraswathi Theertham.
Thirumangaialwar - 1849, 2065.
Total of 2 Paasurams.