Listed below are many of the ancient temples around Chennai that have great legendary significance.
A few popular modern day temples are also listed alongside.
The temple has lots of inscriptions in Sanskrit, Pali and ancient Tamil.
All 360 were united into one and named as Lakshmi and He has her on His lap, so the name as Thiruvidanthai. Links: Location Photos Weblink1 Weblink2 Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple near Tigercave This ancient temple buried under sea sand surfaced out during the recent tsunami. 5 moorthies were discovered while building the temple.
There is a separate shrine for Santhana lakshmi thayar as well.
There are shrines for Srinivasa Perumal, Varadharaja Perumal, Ramanujar and Viswasenar.
Built by the representative of the Vijayanagara King Krishna Dhevarayar (1507-1529), this is being maintained by Archeological Survey of India (ASI).
Unlike the other Panduranan temples, 5 feet tall Vittal here is seen with Rukmani and Sathyabama.
Contact: Sri Madhan @ 99444 40455 Links: Location Photos Sri Kanakambigai sametha Kailasanathar temple at Natham Parameswara Mangalam It is located immediately after Voyalur and the big Palar bridge, to the right (west) side of the ECR while going from Chennai.