Arulmigu Kalahasteeswara Temple

South of Cauvery River the temple was built by king Serfoji for Kanchi sankaracharya, Prayers offered here to the Shiva and Gnanaprahalambika are equal to the Vayulinga of kalahasti itself. The deity is Kalahasteeswara; his consort is Gnanambika.The moorthees of Katyayini with kalyanasundareswara are the special features of the temple.The bell of this temple, when chimes, sounds,’Om’ There is a Durga with hands eighteen and appears strident Jwarakeswara, the Lord who can kill all fevers. Abishekas to this deity are performed with hot water and offerings are usually boiled rice with pepper and vilva leaves to appeases the Lord who can alleviate “Jwara”.