This temple is one of the most beautiful Shani temples in India and is also counted as one of the Navgraha temples in Tamil Nadu. The main deities of the shrine are Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvathi Devi and Lord Shani Bhagawan. Here Lord Shiva is called as Darbaraneswar and Goddess Parvati is known as Pranamambika or Bogamartha Poon Mulayal . The other deities of the shrine are Swarna Vinayaka, Lord Subramaneswara Swamy and Thyagarajar. Devotees facing evil effects of Saturn must stay for one day and night in the temple vicinity. Saneeswaran temple is under the Sri Darbanayeswarar temple and thousands of pilgrims visit this temple. This is considered as one of the most powerful temples in the entire southern India. There is a belief among the locals that one who visits the place never have their desires remain unfulfilled.