The Arulmigu Bhuvaneswari Thirukovil is dedicated to Goddess Bhuvaneswari. The primordial energy (Sakthi) in the female form, is known by various names such as Rajarajeswari, Aadhi Parasakthi and Jagadamba. Rajarajeswari has ten different aspects such as Kali, Thara, Shodasi etc. One of these aspects is Bhuvaneswari. Bhuvanam Eswari means the ruler. She rules the universe according to her will. In other words, the whole universe belongs to Her. Goddess Bhuvaneswari is a symbol of beauty and grace. Bhuvaneswari presides with a smiling face. She has 4 hands, two of which bless the devotees. She carries weapons such as Paasam Angusam (for control of anger). Her smiling face is meant to bless devotees with happiness. She is always well dressed, bedecked with jewelry and gems of various kinds. Scriptures describe Her as brighter than thousand suns, and wearing a crescent moon on Her crown. She is worshipped by Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. She resides at Manidweepam, which was created out of Her own thought. Sri Bhuvaneswari represents knowledge and intelligence. Her Beeja is 'Hreem'. She is also the controller of Maaya. Her powers extend throughout the universe. In human beings, she exists as Kundalini Sakthi and Sabthabrahmam.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- For prosperity
- For good health
- For happiness
- To cleanse sins
- To blessed with childbirth
- To attain salvation
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.