per sthalapurana, the Lord removed the curse on Nandi and hence
called Nandipuram and the Lord Nandinathan. Thirumangai Azhwar says
' Nandi panisaida naga ( place where Nandi performed his duty service
or kainkarya). As per sthalapurana, the Lord who initially was facing
east turned west to see Sibi Maharaja sacrifice his life to save
the life of a Pigeon.
As this palce is like puri Jaganath temple of North Inda, it is
called as Dakshina Jaganatham.
Thaayaar - Shenbagavalli
Theertham - Nandhitheertha Pushkarini