Suyambu murugan temples are rare.One such temple is in thiruporur in kancheepuram. Here lord murugan is a suyambu murthy.
This temple is constructed for the 7 th time as the temple had been demolished 6 times due to natural disasters.This temple is in the form of mantra "OM".White elephant iravatham is another speciality here.Separate sri chakram yantra has been installed here and pooja is conducted for this yantra only.
People who are having sevvai dosha worship lord muruga and during navarathiri special pooja is conducted for sri valli and deivanai.
This temple is situated at a distance of 40 kms from chennai.