Arulmigu Kongu Vadukanathaswamy Temple - History

Once upon in a time our vaduganathaswamy temple place is know as Hindu Forest at that time saint vidangar pray about lord Kasi Viswanathar.Due to some interruption , Lord kasiviswanathar send vaduga Bairavar(one form of lord shiva) to safeguard saint vidangar.After some long peroid,There is a sandpiller on the praying saint vidangar and vaduga bairavar.

Vaaniga chettiar's(A trading seetion of people)are doing pepper trading with pandiyas and chera's.When the trading people of vaaniga chettiar's crossing the hindu forest,our vaduga bairavar wants to play with them.Vaduga Bairavar turns as a old bramin and request the traders,He wants pepper for his cough illness. The traders told , to that old pramin it is grengram.

When the traders attain madurai pandiyanadu,the pepper lags are turns as a greengram .The king ordered ,'penalize the traders'. At that lord vaduganathar told in the air,"I am changed the product". At time ,the king ashed to lord,if it is true,You will cure my son and daughters who are disabled and dumb.

Lord vaduga bairavar replied to king ,"You come to hindu forest and see the saint vidangar and vaduga bairavar 's sandpillar's and pray than,you will fullfil your demonds".The king come and seen wonders at hindu forest and pray the saint and lord vaduga bairavar and esatablishd a temple for bairavar,vidangeswarar ,goddess visalakshi and somas kandar. Vaaniya chettiar's are also contributed their wealth and when he entered in to the temple , He could not returned each.His voice only hered from the core of temple. He attained Lord.

now on 1952 the first renovation and kumbabeshegam was made and subsequently on 1995 and recently on 2008 the kumbabesegam done very well with all orthodoxical manner.