Sri Ellai Mariamman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai
Sri Ellai Mariamman Temple Idol has been in existence for more than 120 Yrs. The idol of the Goddess was discovered as "SUYAMBU Amman" which is self growing. This idol continues upto 6 feet inside the ground.
In 1985, during the tenure of Dr.M.G.R there was a Govt. order for removal of Platform Temples. Since they were not able to remove the idol or destroy the temple, this Govt. order was banned once and for all.
Dr. Ranga Road,
Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.
Web : http://www.sriellaimariamman.org/