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piNDiyaar maNDai yEnti pirar manai tiritandu uNNum
uNDiyaan saapam theertha oruvanoor ulagamEttum
kaNDiyoor, arangam, meyyam, kachi pEr mallai
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The temple of this sthalam is 222 feet in length and 115 feet broad in the breadth.
Lord Shiva, who is one of the popularly called “Mummoorthy” is given the Curse (Saapan, which is due to the bad activity when done on others) when he pinched the head of Lord Brahma. Brahma’s head got attached (stuck or pasted) along Shivas hand. After this incident, he got the “Brahmagarthi Thosham”, he lost all his wealth and finally, he begged for food and led his life. Since, he begged for food, he is also called as “Pikshandavar”. Piksha means begging for some need. And finally he got the Saabba Vimochanam (getting out of the god’s Curse (saabham)