This is a non classical planetary yoga - probably tantric in origin. It is activated when every real planet (sun through saturn) falls BETWEEN rahu (n.node) on one side and ketu (s.node) on the other. Sarpa dosha alwaya effect on marriage and progeny. Progeny may be denied, still births or defective children, marriages delayed or ruined, miscarriages etc they all are because of sapra dosha. Sarpa Samskara is one of the poojas performed at this temple by devotees to get rid of the sarpa dosh. Some causes of Sarpa dosha : (a) Rahu in Ubhaya rasi due to killing of young serpents. (b) Rahu in Chara rasi due to destruction of eggs of the serpents. (c) Gulika alone in Kendra to Rahu due to desecration of serpent shrine. (d) Rahu in Sthira rasi due to cutting down of trees in thepremises of serpent shrines. (e) Saturn and Gulika in Kendra to Rahu due to desecration of the place of worship of serpents. (f) Mars in Kendra to Rahu due to destruction of serpent mounds, snake pits and trees in the premises of serpent shrines and removal of idols of serpents. There are Twelve types of Sarpa Dosha : (1) Anant Kalsarp Yoga - When ketu is in seventh house and rahu is in first house or Ascendant. This yoga made a person short-tempered and of bad nature. (2) Kulik Kaalsarp Dosha - When ketu is in eight house and rahu is in second house. Person will not have support from relatives and he will have bitter tongue (3) Vasuki Kaalsarp Yoga - When ketu is in nith house and rahu is in third house. This causes bad relation with younger siblings. (4) Shankpal Kaalsarp Yoga - When ketu is placed in tenth house and raho placed in forth house. This causes bad relations with mother, No harmony at home, Problems in profession, less mental peace and devoid of good vehicle . (5) Padam Kaalsarp Yoga - When ketu placed in eleventh house and rahu placed in fifth house. This causes problems in education and child birth. (6) Mahapadam Kalsarp Yoga - When ketu is placed in twelveth house and rahu placed in sixth house. The person afflicted by this yoga is dominated by the enemies and get loss of money and land. (7) Takshak Kaalsarp Dosh - When ketu is placed in first house and rahu is placed in seventh house. Person afflicted by this will have very rare chances of good marital life. (8) Karkotak Kaalsarp Yoga - When ketu is placed in second house and rahu places in eight house. The person will have many ups and down in life. (9) Shankachood Kaalsarp Yoga - When ketu is placed in third house and rahu is places in ninth house. The person has problems in case of profession and he will generally has problems with his superiors. (10) Ghatak Kalsarp Yoga - When ketu is placed in forth house and rahu is places in tenth house. The person travels frequently and is never fixed at on place. (11) Vishdhar Kaalsarp Yoga - When ketu is placed in fifth house and rahu is places in eleventh house. The person travels frequently and is never fixed at on place. (12) Sheshnag Kaalsarpa Yoga - When ketu is placed in sixth house and rahu is places in twelveth house. The person has problems relating to litigation.