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Pooja for Navagraha's
Keezhaperumpallam is one of the nine Navagraha sthalas located in the Cauvery Delta region dedicated to shadow planet Ketu.This place is also called Vanagiri. Kethu prayed to Naaganaadhaswami and was blessed and rid of his sins by Lord Siva. It is rare to find Kethu with his head. At this sthala, he can be seen worshipping Naaganaadhaswami with his folded hands held high.
Persons afflicted by Kethu dosham are stricken with fears of dacoity, bad habits, loss of property, loss of face, putra dosham. By praying to Kethu Bhagavan, one can be rid of the doshams. Motcham, sight, property, land, gold, vehicle, fame, wife, children, happiness, unexpected property gains are the beneficial aspects of Kethu Bhagavan. Knowledge, business, leprosy, poisonous bites are the aspects of this planet.
Vasuki, the King of Serpents, did penance and worshipped Lord Shiva here. Planet Kethu, considered the bestower of Gnana, is worshipped in a separate shrine. Kethu brings prosperity to the devoteees family, removes the effect of snakebite and illness arising out of poisonous matter entering onees body. He grants good health, wealth, cattle and prosperity. Lunar and solar eclipses are said to occur because of Rahu and Kethu.
The sthalam of Kethu is Keezhperumpallam, His wife is Chitralekha. The presiding deities are Naaganaadaswamy and his consort Ambal. He faces the North-West direction. The Adi Devatha is Chitraguptan and the Prathyathi Devatha is Brahma; his colour - multi-colours and his vahana is the eagle; the grain associated with him is khollu; the flower - red alli (lily); fabric - multi coloured cloth; gem - Vaidooriyam (cat's eye); food - rice mixed with khollu powder.