Kanyakumari Bhagavathi Amman Temple Dress Code


Kanyakumari Bhagavathi Amman Temple History

Kanyakumari Temple is dedicated to Devi Kanya Kumari who is said to be The Virgin Goddess. This Goddess of this temple is popularly called as “Kumari Amman” and “Bhagavathi Amman” also. The Holy Goddess temple is situated at the merging point of Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean in the Kanyakumari city, Tamilnadu, India.
Bhagavathi Amman Temple is one among the 108 Shakthi Peethas in the world. The other shrines that are worshipped in the temple are Lord Ganesh, Lord Surya, Sri Ayyappa Swamy, Goddess Vijayasundari and Goddess Balasundari.

The temple history is as beautiful as the natural scenery around it. Lord Rama came here first to make way for going to Sri Lanka and he then built a bridge here. It did not work. Then he worshipped the Goddess Bhagavathi and after her advice, he went to Rameswaram. From then on Aadhi sedhu according to the temple history. People who bath at Kanyakumari would recite mantras referring to this.

Kanni Bagavathi performed self punishment by standing on one leg to gain the Lord Suchindram as her husband. The Lord also accepted to marry her. Preparations were made. When the Lord Suchindram did not reach at the allotted time, the Devi turned into a statue destroying all objects collected there. It is a belief that, the sands on the shore in different colors are the objects that turned so by the curse of Devi Bhagavathi.

Kanyakumari Bhagavathi Amman Temple Dress Code

Ladies should wear Sarees or Churidhar. Please try to avoid skirts in the Temple. For men, Dhothi is preferred but it is not compulsory. Shirts, Vests should be avoided. Jeans are not allowed for both male and females.

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