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The temple is surrounded by four vast ponds. The pond inside the compound is believed to be sanctified by Kulipini Maharshi who had held a great yaga here. The pond is known as Kulipini Theertham. This Kulipini Theertham is considered very sacred and hence devotees must do the pradakshina of this pond while they do the temple pradakshina.The presence of Ganga is believed to continue in the Kulipini Theertham. This pond is unique because no aquatic creatures(like frogs and snakes) other than fish are not available. Fish feeding or Meenoottu is considered to be of special merit. Water for preparation of Nivedyam is taken form this tank only. Archakas after bath at the outside pond have to take a dip in Kulipini Theertham before entering Sanctum Sanctorum. The pond outside the compound located at the eastern side is called Kuttan Kulam. The pond outside the compound located at the western side is called Padinjare Kulam and the pond outside the compound located at the southern side is called Thekke Kulam.