of the devotees see and bless them especially the people close by - said Swamiji
Devotees entering the temple through the entrance gopura can see the Datta charitable clinic on the right side, bookstall, and annapoorna mandiram(a kitchen dining complex) on the left. A beautiful entrance to the temple welcomes the devotees to redress all their grievences. Temple of Lord Sidharaja Dattatreya built in stone is seen at the centre a bit elevated.
The deity with a smiling appearance has got Sankh(couch shell), Chakra(discus), Damaru(small drum), Thrissul(trident), Kamandalu(water vessel), Kamadhenu(the divine cow who is capable of fulfilling any wishes of the baktha)and Abhaya Hastha(a hand ready to save, console and redress). The idol has six eyes six hands embracing the devotees and thus stands sidharaja dattathreya, the trinity, taking care of the devotees.
At the backside of the temple on the way for perambulation is an Oudumbara Vriksha(Malayalam-athimaram, English-fig tree, Botanical name- Ficus Carika). It is a tree which is very very dear to the lord. Perambulating this tree brings solace and people without children are blessed to have children. It also keeps away the devils and evil forces from your home. The branches of this tree is used for homas and it is a constituvent in the Nalpamara(athi, ethi, peral, arrayal), an ayurvedic medicine for skin care.
On to the left of the main temple is the temple of Mahaganapathy with all the charisma and abhayamudra(a gesture showing ready to solve, save) assuring to remove all the physical, mental and spiritual obstructions experienced by the devotees. On the right side is the temple of Karyasidhi Anjaneya.
The construction of the Karyasidhi Anjaneya temple as wished by Sri Swamiji started in 1998. The idol of Anjaneya made at Sucheendram near Kanyakumari was brought in a procession with receptions at various temples of Kerala. The idol was brought accompanied by thousands of devotees, chanting Rama Sankeerthanas and Vedas by eminent scholars. The consecration was done by Datta Peedhathipathy paramapoojya Sri Sri Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Swamiji at 8.30 AM on 13th December 1991.
”Let Lord Anjaneya hear the prayers and wishes of the devotees see and bless them especially the people close by“ -said Swamiji. Refering to the then newly constructed air port at Nedumbassery (Kochi International air port ), swamiji wished that let Hanuman the son of air protect the air port. The sanctum sanctorium of Anjeneya consists of Lakshmana, Sree Ramachandra and Seethe Devi. In micro forms, all the prayers and wishes in front of Lord Anjaneya becomes fruitful as Swamiji predicted and the name Karya Sidhi Anjaneya given by Sri Swamiji is taken up by the devotees.
An idol of Nagendra is consecrated along with Karyasidhi Anjeneya in the south west side of the temple. Idols of Navagrahas in front of Anjaneya temple was consecrated on 22nd April 2001 by Sri Swamiji. To the left of the temple there is the prayer hall and gurumandira (the place where Sri Swamiji resides during his visits) and there is a bath ghat at river Periyar for the physical and spiritual hygene of the devotees.
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