Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple is one of the Nava Tirupathi, nine Hindu temples dedicated to Vishnu.All these 9 temples are classified as Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.
Once, Duruvasa muni gave a pearl necklace, which was given to him by thirumagal to Indiran. He doesn't accept it and gave a bad response to the Muni and likewise, Bhoomi pirattiyaars was also given the sapam. Then as the Sapa vimochan, he asked her to say Sriman Narayanan's Atcharam "Om Namho Narayanaya" - and along with the "Sriperai" to do tapas against sriman Narayanan.
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