A little bit of
the temple's origin and growth is expedient at this stage. So listen. The hoary
past of the temple fortunately is recorded date-wise, and achieves furnish the
dates and details of many major monumental events with commendable precision and
they are accepted by scholars and specialists.
It is record that Maharshi Bhoga
created the navapashana image of Muruga in consultation and with the cooperation
of the leading
Siddhas in 3000 B.C. Among the sacred scriptures, Thollikkapiam embodies
adequate proof of Murugan's popularity prior to the beginning of Christian era.