is a widespread belief that the barren women who worship the Lord
Agastheeswarar here with Angapradakshanam beget children invariably.
It is an account of this Siva leela, this place is always thronged
and Mondays see huge crowds, who begin this Vrata being auspicious.
It is believed that Rajendra Chola, son of the celebrated Rajaraja
Chola actually witnessed Siva emerging from an ant-hill here to
bless the deserving devotees. Devendra also worshipped this Lord for
asura samhara many times. The worshipper is believed to be free from
fear of untimely death and enjoys sound health, thereafter. The
temple tank called Agni thirtha is very powerful and a single bath
washes off sins, says the priest. A visit worthy kshetra of great
importance. As in the Sivan Tirukkovils, this is also housing all
the adorable deities and pujas are conducted according to agamas.
lies 16 km off Kancheepuram enjoying bus and taxi facilities.