is believed that Moksha is certain for those who stays for just
1 kadigai (24 minutes) at this place. Saptarishis desirous of having
darshan of Nrisimha performed Tapas here and were rewarded within
one kadigai. Hence this Kshetra is called Kadikachalam and Tirukadigai.
Vishwamitra obtained the title of Brahmarishi when he worshipped
Lord Nrisimha here for a kadigai. On the hillock nearby is the Sannidhi
of Karudaruda Varadaraja. This is an important prathana sthala.
People come here for warding off evil spirits.
The Moolavar on top of the hill (500 ft) is Yoga Narasimhar (Akkaarakani)
seen in seated posture facing east.
Thaayaar - Amruthavalli.
Theertham - Amrutha Theertham, Thakkan
It is also believed that Vishwamitra
maharishi worshipped the Lord here for 1 kadigai & attained
the Brahmarishi status. There is a sannadhi for Varadaraja Perumal
with Garudan on the banks of the tank on the way to the top. There
is a popular belief that worhsip at this sthalam will rid devotees
of diseases and mental disroders.
The utsavar at the foot of the hill
is Bakthavatsala Perumal (Thakkan). There is a sannadhi for Adikesava
Perumal behind the utsavar. There are also sanndahis for Andal,
The Anjaneyar on the smaller hill
is Yoga Anjaneyar with Changu & Chakram (four arms).