It is believed that consumption of the medicinal ball brings total relief for any deadly disease. The punugu oil is given to those suffers from types of skin problems. A medicine prepared with ash, anthill sand and oil is a beneficial medicine for leprosy. Lord Murugan got HIS Vel in this Holy place only. It is said that Lord Rama has worshipped the Vaitheeswara here. The place of Mars (sevvai) in the horoscope determines the marriage scenario and other areas. Special pujas are performed here for those facing adverse effects in the life. Normally, people frequently visit the temple to get out of the debt traps, joint paints and to success in land deals.
The Lord Muruga is always worships his Divine Father Shiva and Mother Parvathi here. Mother Thiyaga Nayagi ensures the welfare of the children. So, children need to visits the temple. Angaraka blesses the devotees by sitting on His Goat(vahanam). Those who want to excel in the medicinal field, requires to worship the Mars. It is very important to note the point that Vaitheeswaran Kovil is the 16th Shiva temple located at the banks of Cauvery praised in THEVARAM. Huge crowds can be seen in the temple on the Tamil and English New Year, Deepavali and pradosha days. Nine planets are worshipping the Lord on a straight line and they are behind the sanctum.