The Sri Pithikapuram Devi Temple, in Pithapuram Village is devoted to Goddess Shakthi. Puruhutika/Puruhuthika Puruhuta/Puruhutamba is one of the 18 Shakti peethas. The Peetha Seat of Devi fell here. She is the Shakti of Kukkuteswara swamy. Kukkuteswara Swamy sanctuary is a massive old sanctuary. Puruhutika sanctuary is orchestrated on the north eastern corner of the major sanctuary going up against south.
Puruhutika sanctuary is a little sacred place with delightful carvings of goddess. There are better places of love gave to divine creatures and goddesses, for instance, Annapurneshwari, Ayappaswamy, Sri Rama and Sri Visveshwara. Pithapuram is considered as the Dwadasha Punya Kshetra one of the twelve essential excursion centers. Puruhutika Devi is in a standing position. Consequent to entering the sanctuary one can see the colossal estimated Pada Mudrikasimprints of Gaya Asura near the Dhwaja Sthambha.