Every temple has a main deity whose idol is installed in a place always and poojas are performed for it according to the traditional customs followed from ancient times.There will be a deity who will be taken out in procession called as "Urchavar" during festivals.Rarely more than one deity will be seen in any temple.
A temple which has 5 main deities in a single place can be seen in Parthasarathy temple is said to a rare one.
Panchamurthy idols installed in this temple are
- Venkata krishnar
- Sri ranganathar
- Sri ram
- Gajendira varathar
- Yoga narasimmar
Lord krishna with his whole family is special here and can be seen with wives rukmini, mahalakshmi,elder brother balaramar, younger brother sathyagi, son prathyumnan and grand child aniruthan.People pray here for their family welfare.Ner by Lord sriram can be seen with devi sita, brothers lakshman, bharathan and chathrukkanan and lord anjaneya.
This temple is situated in triplicane in chennai city of tamilnadu state of india.