There are many mini shrines housing the august
deities, like Vinayaka, Muthukumarar, Balambal called Thaiyalnayaki
etc. It contains many shining bronze statues of deities, like
Angaraka, Nataraja, Jatayu, Somaskandhar, Singaravelar, Bikshadanar
etc. According to tradition it is here Sri Rama performed the last
rites for Jatayu. Moreover, Angaraka, Surya, Sampathu, Jatayu etc.
worshipped the Moolavar - Maheswar with great veneration. Hence
deemed a most visit-worthy place.
Subrahmanya here goes by the name of Muthakumarar and the idol is
very big in size and attracts most due to the stonecutter's
excellent craftsmanship. As the story .goes- Lord Muruga got his
powerful vel from here. Krithigai festival is celebrated with great éclat. Another plus point this holy temple
claims is, it is here alone the Planet Mars - Angaraka is worshipped
and nowhere in India such significance is given to him. Weekly pujas
are performed with utmost enthusiasm. His bronze statue is extremely
beautiful and wrings veneration by its size, lusture and decoration.
It is here he was cured of his disease too.