About Puruhuthika Ammavaru – 10th Shakti Peetham:
Pithapuram, formerly known as Pithikapuram. This is the tenth Sakthi Peeta in Asthasdhasa Shakthi Peetas. Here, Sathi Devi was dishonored and left her life near Yaaga. After the detention of Dhaksha Yajna, Lord Shiva took the corpse of Sathi Devi on his shoulders and wandered the world. Lord Vishnu divided the Sathi Devi body into 18 pieces with his Sudharsana chakram. As the seat (peetha) of sathidevi fell on it, it is called Pithapuram. Puruhooothudu (Indra) has offered to sathidevi here. so she is named as Sri Puruhuthika Devi.
Sri Puruhuthika has a golden bowl in the lower left hand, the Madhiphala fruit in the lower right hand, the drum in the left hand and a metal rod in the right hand. she is placed in Srichakra Peetha and fulfill all wishes and gives health to her devotees. This was said by Srinada Kavisarvabhowma to Bheemakanda Sloka.
About Pithapuram Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi:
Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi is a powerful goddess worshiped in Pithapuram. This goddess is supposed to fulfill all of our wishes. There is a fascinating Creeper in the temple. This creeper does not have leaves, but if you perform pooja to this Creeper, it is believed that it fulfills all our desires. This is written by sastry garu, one of the Devulapalli brothers. She is also called Kumara Gananadhamba as she sits in between her two sons Kumara Swamy (Subramanya Swamy) on one side and lord Ganesha on the other side.
Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma has visited this temple in Kruthayuga and Lord Ramu in Tretayuga and in Dwaparayuga Kunthi Devi, Pandavas their sons and Vyasa Maharshi visited this temple.
About Pithapuram Sri Kukuteswara Swamy:
For the welfare of the deities and at the request of Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma, Lord Shiva took the form of a rooster to kill the demon Gayasura. According to the boon given to Gayasura by Trimurthys Lord Shiva has transformed into Shiva linga after Gayasura’s death. He is worshiped as Sri Kukkuta Lingeswara Swamy or Kukkuteswara Swamy in this holy place.
About Dattathreya Birth Temple:
The son of sage Atri and Anasuya was Dattathreya, who had three forms of the Lord’s Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara. He was born in Paadagaya Kshetram in Pithapuram. This is written in the fifth chapter of Gurucharita written by Sree Vasudevada Saraswati Swamy as follows.
In the delta plain of the Eela river, in pithapuram Kshetram there lived Sumati and Appalaraju sarma shrotriya Brahmin couple. They practiced vedickaramas with holiness. Sri Raja Simha sharma made sacrifices to satisfy devas, forefather sages and Brahmins. Sumathi also followed her husband in all aspects, doing the service of her husband as a true devoted wife by Purvajanmakarma, they had no children. The two sons born to them were blind, deaf and dumb. So, they were feeling sad . They always worshipped Dattadevi in padagaya kshetram with utter devotion.
One day, the annual ceremony of his father came Sumathi was preparing everything for that ceremony. To test them Dattatreya came in the guise of a sage for Bhiksha. At that time Raja Simha Sharma was not in the house Sumathi gave biksha to the sage without thinking break of ceremony. Dattatreya was pleased very much for that and asked Sumathi to ask for any boon . Then Sumathi requested him to be born as their son. He granted that boon as they were his true devotees. Afterwards Raja Simha Sharma came and knew this news and felt glad. He thought that it was not an error to give bhiksha and it would satisfy his forefathers. Then they finished ceremony. Dattatreya was born as their son Sri Paada Srivallabha to Sumathi and Raja Simha Sarma couple. Swamy showed many leelas even in childhood. He took sanyasam in boyhood, he removed physically handicapped nature of his brothers on his mothers request. He showed Jnanayoga to the devotees and fulfilled their desires. By his powers, he made foolish people into wise men, the poor into the rich, blessed the couples without children and gave them children, ordinary people into lords. Sripada Sri Vallabha was born in Padagaya Kshetram, Pithapuram. The old temple here is a divine place.
About Sri Vidyasaraswati Devi:
Yakundendu thushara hara ya subra vasthranvitha
Ya veenavarandanda manditakaraya sveta padmasana
Ya Brahmachauta Sankara Prabhubhideva sadha poojitha
Sampampathu Saraswati, Bhagavatinishisha Jadya Pahha
Vagdevi thrives on the tongue of living creatures as a wise intellect. Puranas are described as the embodiment of Brahma consciousness. The goddess of veneration, veneration, danda, kammandalam, and alphabet, with the Abhayamudra, worships the ignorant whales of the devotees.
If the mother of the student Saraswati Devi Katakaksham, all the best wishes. As a birth star of Kanakadurga Amman, Moola star is very special. During the Dussehra celebrations, devotees flock to the tandool hordes on the day of the Moolah Nakshatra. On Saturday, Saraswati Devi offered a divine visit to the devotees. Durga Devi, the great embodiment of Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Maha Saraswati is the real beauty of her aspect.
Measuring this will give students intellectual development. She is the head of music and literature. She resides on the gymnasium of all living things. The third form of trishakti forms is the goddess Sarasvati deity. The spiritual essence, the teachings of the teachers are the result.
Sri Vidya Saraswathi Devi Temple, located in the premises of Sri Padagaya Kshetra, is worshiped today.