This is one of the most famous temples dedicated to snake God in Kerala. Nagaraja and Nagayakshi are in idol forms in a big house surrounded by trees and bushes. It is a house owned privately. The poojas in the Nagaraja temple in Nagarcoil in Tamilnadu is followed based on the Tantrik principles prescribed by the managing familyof this temple. Poojas may be performed here for relief from Naga doshas. The expenses would be in the range of Rs. 6, 000 to Rs. 10, 000. Oil Prasad is offered at the end. Besides Naga pooja, worship of Bhagavati and Badrakali is also practised.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To free oneself from negative effects of naga dosha
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).