The ancient Kandaswamy temple
at Cheyur near Madurantakam near Chennai
dates back to the 11th century CE.
Madhurantakam is well known for its temple to Eri
Katta Ramar. There are two other ancient temples in Cheyur dedicated to Perumaal
and Shiva Valmimakathar both dating back to the Chola period. The Shiva temple is rich in
There are shrines here to Kandaswamy, Shiva, Vishnu and Bhrama. It celebrates Skandasashti
in the month of Aippasi and the annual festival in the month of Panguni.