Thirukadalmallai is also called as “Mahabalipuram” and “Mamallapuram”. It is situated in TamilNadu. 40 Kms away from Chennai and 7 miles from Thiruvidanthai.
Moolavar and Thaayar: The Perumal found in this sthalam is Sri Sthala Sayana Perumal. He is found in Kidantha kolam in bhujanga sayanam (sleeping) and facing his thirumugham towards East direction along the sea.
On the right hand side on his heart, Gnana Upadesh known as “Gnana Tamiz Purintha Naan” is found. The Moolavar is Thiru Vala Vendhai Varaaga Moorthy on west part of Kalangarai Vilakkam (light house) near the Cave Temple.
Utsavar – Sthala Sayana Perumal (Ula Kuyya Nindraan). The Thaayar of this sthalam is Sri Nila Mangai Thayaar. She is found in a seperate sannadhi.
A Detailed Insight into the Stalapuranam by U.Ve Vidwan Yegai Vedanta Desika Thatacharyar Swami