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History – According to the Digambar sect, this was the land of penance of Acharya Kundakund. He was the pre-eminent Sudhu of the Dravid Sangha. By virtue of his impressive and spiritual life style, he glorified this land and Tamilnadu. This great Sadhu purified every particle of this land. A fair is held here every year on the tenth day of the bright half of the month of Posh. The people of this place begin an auspicious work after praying to him. Footmarks of Kundakundacharya, who is associated with this place, are installed on the hill.

How to Reach – The temple situated is at the foot of the Ponnurmalai hill. The nearest railway station of Dindivanam is at a distance of nearly 40 kilometers Madras is at a distance of 130 kilometers.

Main Deity – 30 inches high, white coloured idol of Bhagawan Mahavira in the Padmasana posture.