Agnitheertham temple is a holy place that is believed to wash away the sins of people who take a bath in it. The temple has been built in the eastern direction and has a huge tank with water in it and its water is pure and holy. It consists of almost 22 wells and they are widely known amongst the 12 Jyotirlings of the country. The water found in all 22 wells differs from one another in terms of taste and one can taste the water to witness the distinct waters of the well.
The water of these wells is also believed to have medicinal benefits and further by consumption of water from various wells many life threatening diseases too can be curbed and cured.