In Tamil Nadu, Madurai Veeran Ayyanar is a prominent folk god. He is frequently represented as a fearsome warrior wielding a sword and shield. Many people honour him, particularly in rural areas, and he is sometimes depicted with a club or an axe. He is believed to be a village guardian who is invoked to fight off evil spirits. People revered him as a cow protector. Coconuts, fruits, and flowers are among the offerings presented to Ayyanar.
- The statue is a popular object of worship and is often placed in a prominent position in temples and homes.
- Offerings made to Ayyanar include coconuts, fruits, and flowers.