This temple is a Thrimoorthi Temple
and so containing the deities of Brahma, Vishnu, Siva The name of Lord
Sivaperuman in this temple is Magudeshwarar, the Goddess part is
Soundhranayaki. Lord Brahma of this temple has no goddess part. The name
of Mahavishnu in this temple is Veeranarayanaperumal with the Goddess
part Thirumangai Nachiyar. Lord Sivaperuman of destructive duty, Vishnu
of Protective duty and Brahma of creative duty are the trinity of Hindu
spirituality system. This sthalam is fullfilled with three main
Moorthy - This defines the thrimoorthi system
Theertham - This defines the holy
river Kaviri and other Holy water origins inside the temple, i.e.
Bharadhwaja Theertham, Brahma Theertham, Deva Theertham viz.
Sthalam - The over all divine qualities of this religious spot.
Magudeshwara is called in various
names as Paandi Kodumudi Nathar, Malaikozhundheesar etc.,
art & architecture
Kodumudi is a holy place with holy river kaviri and a characteristic
feature i.e. Kavadi Theei'lham. This Kavadi with Kaviri water and Vanni
Leaves are the symbol of Tradition during the pilgrimage to Palanimalai.
This pilgrimage includes various type of Musical instruments like Udukkai,
Thaarai, Thampattam, Pambai. Nathaswaram, Thiruchinnam, Thuththari and with
dancing performances too.
THE POETIC SAINT SAMBANDHAR who sung 11 songs on Lord Magudeshwara. Five
songs by Appar and Saint Sundharar sung 10 songs (Namashivaya Pathigani) on
Lord Magudeshwara. Lurtherly Arunagirinathar (Genuine devote of Lord Muruga)
sung too "Thirupugazl" on Lord Muruga of this temple.