Sri Varadarajaswami Shrine

The shrine of Sri Varadarajaswami is an independent shrine located on the eastern side of the vimana. The idol of Sri Varadarajaswami faces the West and is in a standing posture, with a disc and conch in the upper right and left hands respectively. The lower right hand is in the Abhaya pose and the lower left, in the Katyavalambika pose. The name Varadaraja is given to this form of Sri Maha Vishnu as he is believed to be the giver of boons.