legendary account of this kshetra is elaborately recounted, and it
is said that Lord Muruga worshipped Siva here before going to war.
Moreover, it is recorded in history that when the valorous emperor
Tondaiman, solicited the Lord's help before going to war, Siva sent
His mount Nandi as His deputy. One more unique feature observed here
is, there are two Sivalingas, one over the other. At very few places
can one see such rarity. Chandana tailabhisheka is offered to the
Lord, and it is a hoary tradition honoured with devotion. The saiva
saint Sundarar visited and adored with lyrical flowersathe Moolavar.
is 16 km of Madras and is accessible by city bus or four wheelers.