The current temple is a modern structure, built based on the descriptions in the Puranams and the Tevaram; the huge temple tank is the site of the popular Teppam festival in the month of Thai (Capricorn). Tirumurai concerts are held regularly here, as are Uzhavaarattiruppanigal in the tradition of Appar. A towering Rajagopuram with several stucco images adorns the Eastern entrance to this shrine, where the sanctum faces the West, where the temple tank is located.
Keywords: Hindu Temple, Shivastalam, India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, ceremonial and/or religious structures. Submitted by Sandhya Kochar.