Birth Place of Madhura Kavi Azhvaar
A visit to this Divya Desam will help one recover lost wealth
Located 2 kilometers South East of Azhvaar Thirunagari is the birth place of Madhura Kavi Azhvaar and the Vaitha Maa Nidhi Divya Desam at Thiru Kolur. The Lord is seen in a reclining posture (Bhujanga Sayanam) facing East.
Legend has it that Kubera, the protector of the nine forms of wealth, once went to have a Darshan of Lord Shiva. Having cast an evil eye on Goddess Parvati he was cursed as a result of which he lost an eye as well as the power of being the protector of the wealth. To be liberated from the curse, Kubera undertook penance here at Thiru Kolur.
Lord Vishnu appeared in a sleeping posture and took care of the nine forms of wealth from the banks of Taamaraibarani. Hence the Lord is called ‘Vaitha Maa Nidhi’.
Another story goes that Dharma Gupta, a brahmin, was in financial distress not being able to even feed his children. He invoked the blessings of his Guru Sage Bharadwaja.
The Sage explained to him the reasons for his current state- Dharma Gupta who had been wealthy in his previous birth had become arrogant and did not share his wealth with the poor.
The sage asked Dharma Gupta to proceed to Thiru Kolur to undertake penance in front of Vaitha Maa Nidhi Perumal. Following this, he recovered his lost wealth here at Thiru Kolur.
A visit to this temple will help one recover lost wealth. The Lord here helps the devotees in distress who offer their sincere prayers to him at the temple.
Namazhaavar refers to the Lord as Vaitha Maa Nithi
வைத்த மா நிதியாம் மதுசூதனையே அலற்றி
கொத்தலர் பொழில் சூழ்
அவன் சேர் திரு கோலூற்கே
சித்தம் வைத்துரைபார் நிகழ் பொன் உலகாழ்வாரே
Moolavar : Nishebavithan East Facing Sleeping Posture
Goddess : Kumutha Valli, Kolur Valli
Utsavar : Vaitha Maa Nidhi
Azhvaar : NammAzhvaar 12 verses
Time : 730am-12noon and 4pm-8pm
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