The Moolavar is Kaatkaraiyappan seen in standing posture facing south. There is a belief in the region that this Lord is Vaamanar & hence there is great celebrations here during Onam festival.
The plantain trees in this thalam would not yield fruits & the farmer prayed to this Lord & offered plantains in gold. Ever since there was good yeild of large sweet plantains & it is beleived that these are the Nendram fruits popular in Kerala. This gold fruit in the sannadhi went missing & the farmer doubted and troubled a yogi. But, it was finally found in the sannadhi itself. The yogi committted suicide & was considered to be roaming the area as a Brahma Rakshasan. Devotees built a small temple for the yogi & offered him daily neivaediyam to appease him.
Thaayaar - Perunchelvanaayagi, Vaatsalyavalli.
Theertham - Kabila Theertham.
Nammalwar - 3612-3622.
Total of 11 Paasurams.