| Different Names of the Goddess
The Manner of Manifestation:
The Deity Stands majestically facing East. His consort Bhoomidevi is Seated with a bending knee and folded hands facing North.
Markandeya is seated facing south in a Posture indicative of giving kanya_dan.
Five Forms of the lord :
Tradition has it that lord oppiliappan to nammalwar in 5 different forms as.
Ponnappan, Maniappan, Muthappan, Ennappan and Tiruvinnagarappan.
Alwar who sang in praise of lord oppiliappan
Nammalwar( 11 Verses )
Tirumangai Alwar ( 34 Verses )
Poigai Alwar ( 1 Verse ) and
Peyalwar ( 2 Verses ) with the total of 48 Verses.