Lord Guru is worshipped here in the form of Sri Dakshinamurthy. This is an extremely sacred shrine of Jupiter. It is renowned for its tri-glories, which are the Moorthy (The Presiding Deity), the sthalam (Place of divinity) and the theertham (The Holy Water). People come here to seek his blessings for education. This is a highly popular temple amongst students.
Lord Jupiter's benign look showers a lot of blessings on his devotees. He is Deva Guru. Guru Bhagwaan is also known as Lord Brihaspathi, due to his excellence in education and fine arts, possessing supreme intelligence.