|GODS and GODDESSES|
Sthala varalaru, doshams and remedial measures
Chevvai Bhagavan is
worshipped in the town of Vaideeswaran Koil which is also called Thirupullirukku
Velur. Sambathi, Jadayu, Lord Muruga, Suriyan are also reputed to have
worshipped in this sthalam. Even diseases that could not get cured by Mani
Manthira Aushathangal got cured at this place and the presiding deity came
to be called Vaidyanathar. His consort who was the chief of women of both
worlds is hailed as Thayal Nayagi. Selva Muthukumarasami of this temple
is lovingly called Muthiah. Kumaragurubarasami wrote the book "Muthukumarasami
Once, when Lord Shiva
was in deep meditation, perspiration from his third eye fell on earth.
The male child that was born of this sweat drop was Angaragan (Chevvai).
Angaragan married Sakthi Devi of Avanti town and had a son called Sumarasan.
Problems from wife/children/brothers, enimity with friends, loss of wealth,
quarrels, problems with Govt., lasting poverty, anger, bad friendship,
Kalathira Dosham are because of Chevvai. By praying to him, a person can
offset the problems arising out of his afflictions. Brothers and sisters,
physical strength, victory, valour are the beneficial aspects of this planet.
The sthalam of Chevvai Bhagavan is
Vaideeswaran koil, which is located 6kms from Sirgazhi en route to Mayavaram.
His wives are Malini, Susilini. The presiding deity are Vaidyanathan and
his consort Thaiyal Nayaki.
Chevvai is the Lord of Mesha and Vrichika
Rasi and he faces South direction. The Adi Devatha is Boomidevi; Prathyathi
Devatha is Kshetra Balagan; his colour is red and his vahana is the ram.
The grain associated with him is thuvarai; the flowers - shenbagam and
red arali; fabric - red cloth; gem - coral; food- rice mixed with toor