Sree Kanthaswamy Temple is located in Tiruporur which is 40 Kilometres on the way from Chennai to OldMahabalipuram. In this holy land of Tiruporur the temple of Lord Sree Kanthaswamy is located. The temple is located east facing, underneath the Pranava mountain, which is its salient aspect.
Sree Kandaswamy in this temple graces along with Valli and Deivanai. The Suyambu avatar of Lord Murugan in this temple is the most noteworthy aspect. This sthala is also beckoned as Yuthapuri. The seafront where the Lord Murugam fought with the demons is known as Thiruchendur, the landfront where the Lord put an end to the Asuras is known as Thiruparakundram. Likewise the Aghayamarg ( Skies) where Lord Murugan fough the evil is hailed as Thiruporur as per the Puranas.