The ultimate god name is manikandeswarar, Maalvanangeeswarar and godess known as Anjanatchi Ammai, Karunai Nayagi.
The poet Thirunavukarasar, Sambandar sun about this temple. This paadal petra sthalam is located 15 Kms from Kancheepuram on the Kancheepuram - Arakkonam route. Bus facilities from Kancheepuram and also from Arakkonam are available. Another paadal petra sthalam Tiruvooral (Takkolam) is located nearby.
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