Saivite Temples, Chengalpet Taluk
This is an ancient hill temple connected with the legend of the famous nearby Muruga Temple.
Thirukarai Easwarar, Manampathy
In the Chola Era this temple was called Vanava Mahadeva Chaturvedi Mangalam.
Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram
A World Heritage Site situated on the beach this is the most famous of temples among tourists visiting these parts.
This is a very ancient and small temple situated on the banks of a beautiful Lotus Pond.
This temple has built around the ancient Shiva Lingam and Bhairava idols found here.
A large temple where the annual Float Festival used to take place in ancient times.
On the busy OMR in Chennai this is an island of divinity, peace and beauty!
The idols of this ancient temple were dumped inside the well for safety during the Muslim invasions.
The pillars in the Mantapa of this ancient temple have some very exquisite carvings.
The Navagrahas here are arranged in a circle all facing different directions, unlike the usual formation.
The temple is facing east with a Gajaprashta Vimaanam and a large temple tank in front.
Stone inscriptions are seen on the temple dating back to the Nayak Kings of the 16th century CE.
The lingam and the original small shrine was protected for long as part of a house by the locals during the Muslim invasions.
The ancient Lingam was found while excavating in the lake bed and a beautiful temple has been built recently.
Sage Agastya is believed to have worshiped the Lord and his consort here with Tulsi leaves.
Many of the idols in this ancient temple are very large and beautifully carved.
The Lingam of this lost temple was discovered by some kids playing and the present temple was built.
The holy tree, Mango, here has a forked trunk both yielding fruits which taste different.
According to these inscriptions the temple was built in 773 CE by Vijayananda Vikrama Pallava.
A beautiful little temple where all the sounds you will hear is that of bird calls.
The waters of the adjoining temple pond is said to fill the sanctum sanctorum in the olden days.
This temple has a profusion of shrines including Brahma, Saraswati, Mahavishnu and Chitraguptan.
This is a small and ancient temple situated beautifully with a large well inside.
This is a remote temple with very peaceful surroundings and a large campus.
This is an ancient temple which has been almost completely lost over time.
A beautifully maintained temple amidst green fields where the lord faces west.
This is a small temple undergoing work where the goddess has a separate sanctum.