I had heard about this temple more ancient than Srirangam and housing an 18 feet reclining Perumal and could visit it last week driving back from trichy
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STORIES AND LEGENDS:
It is in existence from last 4 yugas as per the priest.
Once an asura Somukhan hid the Vedas.Mahavishnu retrieved the Vedas and was resting here and teaching Brahma the same .As a result of prayers of the devas he decided to stay here and the divine architect Vishwakama created the idol from herbs and sand
king Srutikirthi prayed here and was blessed with children
The moon prayed here and regained his lost lustre
though it is an ancient temple it is not a Divya desam
Entrance into the main shrine
On the left is
The Goddess is standing about 3 feet high. Behind the main sanctum is a shrine for Anjeneya, a statue of Lord Rama with a bow and an Anjeneya shrine. There is also a shrine for Vedanta Desikar
The temple is open from 6:30 AM to 8 PM all days the priest claims only those who have been allowed by the Lord will be able to visit the temple.
Once outside we found clean well maintained toilets.The temple is clean well maintained with uniformed staff and is a place worth visiting