Ancient saints like Sri Arunagirinaadhar, Sri Sundharar and Sri Vallalaar have visited this temple and have sung praise on the Lord here. Sri Arunagirinaadhar has sung a special Vada Thirumullaivayil Thiruppugazh here, which is inscribed on stone in the temple.
The temple is built on a very vast space and has very wide praakaarams. The entire structure is too ancient that one can easily feel the age and divinity of the temple.
A tall Dhwjasthambham (flag staff) in front of the sanctum, adds glory to the whole temple.
Around the praakaaram, there are shrines for Lord Ganesha and Sri Balasubramanyar.
There is a separate shrine for Kusalavapureeswarar on the outer praakaaram (might be worshipped by Lava and Kusa, the sons of Rama, as there are many temples around Chennai, worshipped by them).
There is also a separate shrine for Sri Bhairavar on the outer praakaaram.
The Koshta Moorthies give Dharshan at their respective directions around the inner praakaaram.
There is also a statue for Sri Thondaimaan Chakravarthy at the praakaaram, who built this temple.
The Sthala Viruksham for this temple is Vellerukku which is seen at the outer praakaaram.
The Theertham for this temple is Kalyaana Theertham, which is huge and beautiful , present opposite the temple.
A beautiful 16 pillared stone mandapam is present in front of the temple, facing the entrance.
There is also couple of ancient inscriptions dating about 1915 and beyond, mentioning about the donations made to the temple welfare by one Pachaiyappa Mudaliar & a lady called Chellammal for the maintenance of the temple.
This wonderful temple is within the easy reach from Chennai city and is worth spending a day.