The holy city of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu is said to be holier than Varanasi itself. It is said that if one commits a sin anywhere, a visit to Varanasi cleans off the curse. Couples who are childless are said to be blessed with a child on worshipping this Goddess. So this Goddess is called as Karuvalartha Nayagia. In this place the marriages of Kakapujantar, Lobamuthradevi and Agastheeyar marriage took place. In honor of this sacrifice, at the source of the Cauvery in Karnataka
It is said that the Goddess Akhilandeshwari blesses the foetus with growth and helps the child to mature within the womb of the mother. This is the reason why many pregnant mothers come and offer puja in the Karuvalartha Nayagi Akilandeshwari Shiva Parvati Temple. The womb is where the foetus grows and offering puja at the temple helps to keep the sacred spot away from all evils and help the child grow and be delivered with ease without having any complications. The mother of the universe or Goddess Parvati gives her blessings to the expectant mothers and helps them to cope up in the most precious phase of their life.