One of the 275 paadal petra sthalangal. Appar and Gnanasambandhar have sung about this temple and the presiding deity in the 7-8th century CE. Shiva is believed to have imparted knowledge to Agastyar about the herbs and their curative properties. Hence, the name Marundeeswarar.
Location: Tiruvanmiyur, East Coast Road (ECR) Chennai.[12°59’6″ N 80°15’37” E]