Bharthuvakesuvar Temple is a highly revered shrine situated at Kodambakkam
, one of the oldest areas of Chennai
. This 500 years old shrine enshrines Lord Shiva
as the presiding deity. The deity is installed in a form of a Shivling
. Other deities worshipped here include Amman, Lord Hanuman
, Lord Ganesh
, Manikkavachakar, Lord Muruga
with Valli and Devanai, and Swarnambika.