HISTORICAL HINTS ABOUT THE HOLY CHARIOT
 
It is known that, in 1699 AD, Nagamalai Kaundar, son of Molasi Velappa Kaundar built a big chariot for Arthanaareeswarar with the encouragement of Sennaraasa Sikendra Udaiyaar. This huge, imposing and beautiful Chariot is roughly 310 years old, and divinely rolling along!

It is also known that in 1699 AD, Sennaraasa Sikendra gifted the Holy Chariot to Sengottu Velavar.

Similarly, it is also known that in 1628 AD, Boobathy, who was ruling the Kongu area, built and gave away two small chariots. Hence, these Chariots are 380 years old !