This is one of the 11 temples of Tirunangur Tirupati. Tirumangaialwar has sung of these 11 Divya Desams. The Tirunaangur Divya Desam shrines are Kavalampaadi, Tiruvanpurushottamam, Arimeya Vinnagaram, Chemponseikoyil, Manimaadakkoyil (Narayanan), Vaikuntha Vinnagaram, Tirudevanaar Togai, Tiruttetriambalam, Manikkoodam, Tiruvellakkulam, and Parthanpalli.
As per Sthalapurana, Devas assembled here and discussed, hence the name TirutthenvarThogai. The Garuda seva on the day following Thai Amavasya is very famous.