Saivite Temples - Thiruvallur
King Kunjara Cholan has made additions to Ariyathurai Varamoortheeswarar Temple with a South facing entrance.
It is an ancient temple which is in bad state today, but some renovation work has started recently.
Chandrasekaraswamy, New Gummidipoondi
So neglected and dilapidated was this wonderful temple that tears welled up in our eyes as we discovered the place and went inside.
The Eranjhil tree here is believed to be 2500 years old and its seeds ripen and fall to the ground but are attracted on to the tree trunk.
Another sad case of an historic and important temple in ruins. This Temple is an east facing with entrance from south.
This beautiful and well maintained temple is said to be about 1000 years old.
A beautiful temple recently renovated and is one of the Navagraha Sthalams around Chennai.
This is an east facing temple from the Rajaraja Chola period with entrance from south.
Many stone inscriptions indicating the existence of this temple from the Chola period or before.
So many of the structures are outside the sanctum sanctorum that in the ages past this should have been a large temple.
Kasi Viswanathar, Nazarethpet
This is a very old east facing temple estimated to be about 1000 years.
This is a small east facing temple on a small hillock. Age is unclear and further details are not available as of now.
The Lingam is believed to have been installed by Lord Vishnu seeking relief from his Mohini form after the churning of the ocean.
This is an ancient east facing temple in a remote location and best visited only in the mornings.
This is an east facing temple without a Rajagopuram. The shiva linga is made of a kind of marble
This is a small east facing temple near the banks of the Kusasthalai River and situated inside Pallipattu Town.
A very old Snake pit is present in this ancient east facing temple with a 5 tier Rajagopuram.
This is a small east facing temple with an entrance arch in the south.
This is a small temple adjacent to the bigger and more famous Veeraraghava Perumal temple and its temple tank.
Better known as Thiruvudai Amman Temple, it is part of the 3 Goddesses who are to be seen in a day.
This temple was built in the mind and heart of Poosalar, one of the Nayanmars.
This ancient temple located serenely in the middle of the bustling Poonamallee Town has some beautiful sculptures.
This is a small east facing temple. Amman in a rare sitting posture is a specialty here.
A large temple which is nearly totally dilapidated and requires urgent attention.