Lying in the busy commercial centre of Madras - the metropolitan
capital of Tamil Nadu, this superbly built Murugan temple is occupying a preeminent place among its counterparts strewn across the entire cosmopolitan
city. It is located in the Nethaji Subhaschandra Bose Road. Its imposing tall
tower adorned with sculptural nieces of great artistry is a prominent land
mark in this area. The image of the presiding deity is a fine specimen of
superb craftsmanship and raises the hands of the visitors. the moment they
come into its magnetic aura. He is giving darsan flanked by his lovely Spouses
Vale and Devasena. And they three are artistically and sumputously adorned
with dazzling jewels and colourful garlands. Among the star attractions, the
celebration of Makiri Parvatha festival deserves first mention. And it bears
striking resemblance to Kailasaparvatha of Kandaswamy temple. As it is
situated in the centre of hectic business activities, the donors are many and
their endowments are numerous, so spending huge sums on annual functions.
On account of granting boons out of proportion of the display of devotion,
the Lord is adored with unprecedented piety and religiocity. This sacrosanct
kshetra is popularly called Kumarakottam.
As it is in the heart of Madras city, all kinds of vehicles convey the
devotees round the clock from any point of the city.