Sthala Vriksham, is the Kadamba tree (Eugenia racemosa), the fragrant flower of
which is a favourite of Lord Subrahmanya, and the trees form an avenue on the Southern
Giri Veethi with a Nandavana.
Teertham. A well-constructed small tank, the Saravana Poigai, is the Teertha of this hill
temple and it is located close by.
It is the traditional sacred water wherein
Muruga took his six-faced form as Shanmukha or Arumugam and assumed besides, the names
Saravanabhava (born in Saravana, a Himalayan take), Skanda (the united one) Karttikeya
foster-mothers, Krittikas-the Pleiades) an Gangeya orGangesa (from the association of