This place of worship also known as AdivarahaCaveTemple. It is a stone-cut temple. This place of worship is a part of the hilltop village that is four km to the north of the main Mahabalipuram place of Rathas as well as Shore temple. It is an instance of Indian stone cut structural design dating from the late seventh century. The place of worship is one of the best testimonials to the olden VishwakarmaSthapathis of stone-cut cave structural design, out of several such caves also known as Mandapas.