The main shrine is a cave temple resembling the
early cave temples of the Pallavas. There are 3 main caves; the foremost
of these caves enshrines Subramanyar, Deivayanai and Naaradar. The 2nd
cave enshrines Durga and the 3rd enshrines Vinayakar.
There are 2 other cells in the cave temple enshrining Somaskandhar and Satyagireeswarar in one and Vishnu
with Sridevi, Bhudevi and Mathangamunivar
in the other.
Subramanyar, the presiding deity is
in a seated posture (facing north) with his consort Deivayanai on his
left. This image holds a silver Vel(spear) and abhishegam is offered only to the silver
In this sanctum are also seen images of Vinayakar,
Bhrama, Saraswathi, Devendran, Suryan and Chrandran. There is also a Shrine to Govardanar
and Padmavathy as well as shrines to Shanmugar, Saneeswarar, the 63 Nayanmars and
Adhikaranandi faces the Panchalingam shrine. Inside
the Panchalingam shrine is a small shrine to Thiruchendur Murugan in an arrangement
similar to that at Thiruchendur.