Banapureeswarar Temple

About Temple:
Stands this temple where the Lord stood of guise and aimed at the pot of Amrta with a Bana. The place is Banadurai. The deity is Banapureeswara and His consort is Somakalambika.

Sage Vyasa to rid himself of Sivaparadha (a sin against Shiva) came to this place and prayed likewise Kanthimathi, the wife kof a Bengal King Surasena,to go cured of her leprous affiliction, came here, shed her illness, and begota son through. the grace of the Lord