Saivite Temples, Chennai District
Sanctum niches – Narthana Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Chandikeswara, Durga. Prakara and inside – Nataraja, Chidambara Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Lakshmi Narayana, Surya, Lingam, Naagar Bhairava, Naalvar, Anjaneya, Saneeswara, Navagraha
Theerthabaleeswarar Triplicane is said to be an old temple, but no historical evidence or information are available as of now.
Sage Agasthya while in south is believed to have rested under a Vanni Tree and prayed to him. The lord advised him to have a bath in the nearby sea and perform ablution to him with sea water. To facilitate the reach of the short Sage, the main deities of the Lord and his consort are said to also appear short here Theerthabaleeswarar Triplicane.
Theerthabaleeswarar Triplicane is not exactly in Mylapore but more towards the north. Take the road after visiting the temples near Karaneeswarar temple, cross Dr.Radhakrishnan Salai and go for about 500 meters and the temple is on the left. Do not drive here as there is no parking.