The Paadakatti Mariamman temple is a renowned holy temple, in valangaiman, which is on the very first Shakti sthalam. The temple has earned the devotion and hopes of millions of followers and believers because of the effective healing results that the puja in the temple brings about people all over the world struggle by seeing their loved ones in the painful captivity of illnesses, and the paadakatti mariamman temple gives us all a promise of relief from critical illness by puja and devotion.
According to legends, Goddess Shakti was born to Daksha and married Lord Shiva and that She ended Herself due to the humiliation She met from Her own father Daksha is popular among the people. Lord Vishnu requested Lord Shiva to create a beautiful Shakti. That Shakti created by Lord Shiva made many places as Her abode, 108 in number. Some temples excel in glory these 108 Shakti Peeta. Valangaiman Maha Kali is one such temple.
It stands as a hope for people worldwide in search of answers and solutions of their illness and sufferings. The blessings of healings and remedies we seek and get at the Paadakatti temple are sourced from the energy of Mother Nature. The temple is also known as Sri Vembadi Seethaladevi Marriamman Temple because, the puja for healing is carried out here for seeking the blessings from the Amman, who, because of the cool and soothing effect of her divine favours is called seethaladevi, as 'Seethalam' means cool.