This temple is one of the oldest and most sought-after temples of India. Being situated in the dense forest area, this temple was believed to be infected by the yakshas (A type of demon) and the infamous rakshasas. This temple revolves around the tribesman- Kannappan. He was a firm devotee of Maha Kali and used to regularly give a calf as a sacrifice to her. But one day when his daughter asked him to have the calf which he was about to sacrifice, he gave her the calf.
But after some days his daughter died from some mysterious cause. When he approached the priest he told that due to his past sin’s his daughter was lost and advised him to worship the two stones which were left. So, in conclusion, most of the legends pertaining to this place are associated with Mahakali, wherein she protects the masses during hard times.
The main deities in this temple are the Raja Rajeshwari and Bhadrakali. Other minor deities include the Brahma, Shiva, Ayyappa and much more. Many deities visit this place for removing their evil spirits. The Guruthi Pooja is a must event which is to be attended at this temple.