the perumal of this place gave the Thirupaarkadal and stands as
Rama the greatest among the men so named as Purushothaman along
with his wife Purushothama Naayaki - Periya piratti, this place
is called as Thiru Vann Purushothamam.
As Lord Narayana gave generously
the Thirupaarkadal to Upamanyu Maharishi, the theertham is known
as Thirupaarkadal Theertham.
Sanjeevi Mooligai (An herb) saved
Lord Rama itself. So inorder to indicate this, the Vimaanam of this
place is named as Sanjeevi Vigraha Vimaanam.
The term Purushothamam means the
person who is best among Bhaktar, Muktar, Nitheyar and Purushar
(ie) among Devotees, the person who had attained eternity, the soul
of the human being always lives with the god.
The Utsavar Purushotaman found in
this sthalam is said to be so beautiful and can easily attract everyones
attention and heart towards him.