Prasunambika, the consort of Sri Kalahasteeswar, worshipped here in a separate shrine is
deemed as significant and sacred as the Vayulinga of the Lord.
The devotees visit it with unbounded devotional
fervour; for, she is, as her name indicates stands for gnana of supreme kind and
with a mere look she bestows scholarship, wisdom, wealth and spiritual powers.
She acquired such powers after centuries of penance and unaccountable hardships.
It has awe-some background, and affords an invaluable lesson to people, puffed
up with pride of their insignificant traits or virtues. Incidentally it brings
out the potency of Sivapanchakshari mantra.
begins in Kailas and ends up on earth here. Among the seven crores of mantras,
Sivapanchakshari - OMNAMASIVAYA - an integral part of Yajurveda is supreme and
the most potent. And everything becomes vulnerable to this. It confers all
siddhis including the knowledge of sat, knowing of which, there is nothing
further to aspire for.