Acchuthagapanar bathed in the three
tanks, worshipped Thiruvengadar and he was blessed with a child. This child
came to be known as Meikandar and became the chief of Chandanakuravars.
Thiruvengadar, the son of Sivanesan
and Gnanambigai, with the blessings of a Siva Muni received Siva Ditchai
and a Siva Linga and came to be called Pattinathu Adigal.
Indran to make remedies for his
sin of having killed Virudhasuran, worshipped Lord Thiruvengadar &
was absolved of his sins.
Sage Durvasar gifted a mala to Indran.
Indran, in his vanity threw it on his white elephant Iravadam which stamped
the mala under its feet. Durvasar cursed Indran to turn into a wild elephant.
Indran realising his folly formed a tank (Thadagam) in Thiruvengadu and
worshipped a Siva Linga. He was blessed by Lord Siva and absolved of his
sins and reached Indralogam again.
Vedarasi, a brahmin had placed his
bundle of food in the hollow of a tree. A snake residing in the hollow,
spewed poison on the food. Unaware of this, Vedarasi gave this food to
a vedic priest, who died of the poison. This brahmin was absolved of his
Brahmahathi Dosham by worshipping Lord Siva of Thiruvengadu.
Suwedakedu on realising that he
was destined to die in his eighth year, reached Thiruvengadu and performed
Siva pooja. As soon as he saw Yama, he held on to the Siva Linga tightly.
Yama on seeing Thiruvengadar, ran away in fear and died. On the request
of the Devas, the Lord brought Yama back to life.
Those who visit Thiruvengadu will
find relief from puthira dosham, poor studies, mental instability, nervous
disorders. Knowledge, music, astrology, maths, sculpting, medicine, language
skills are the beneficial aspects of Budan. The sthalam of Budan is Thiruvengadu,
which is located 15kms from Sirgazhi enroute to Poompuhar. Budan's wife
is Ilai. The presiding deities are Swedharanyeshwarar and his consort Ambal.
Budan is the Lord of Mithunam and Kanni Rasi and he faces the North-East
direction. The Adi Devatha is Vishnu and the Prathyathi Devatha Narayanan;
his colour is light green; his vahana - the horse; the grain associated
with him is full green moong dhal; the flower - white kanthal flower; fabric-
green cloth; gem - maragadam; food - rice mixed with moong dhal powder.