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Kanyakumari Temple

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  Kanyakumari was formerly referred to as the Town of the eastward. This base has been a large confectionery for art, content, excellence, and pilgrimage for age. It was also a famous point for commerce and occupation. During the proto air of the eighth century AD Religion entered the gray endeavour of Bharat through the sea line with traders and missionaries. Finished St. Apostle, one of the twelve Apostles of Saviour, Religion arrived in this area in AD 52. Islamism, Religion and Faith screw greatly contributed to the architectural wealthiness and literate heritage of this place. Kanyakumari was also under the moderate of the Cholas, the Cheras, the Pandyas and the Nayaks who were enthusiastic rulers of southeasterly.  
Title has it that Kanya Devi, an avatar of Goddess Annapurna, was to wed Noble Shiva, the destroyer in the Hindu jehovah. But he did not motion up at the rosy measure and the ceremony never took spot. The lyricist and cereals meant for the wedding remained uncooked. Still today, one can buy stones there that see exactly equivalent dramatist and cereals. Anesthetic folks believe that they are the leftovers of the unreal matrimony that could not be solemnized. As for the princess Kanya Devi, she became a virgin goddess.
The Temple ::
The important arrival to the temple is through the union passageway tho' the deity is grappling easterly. The southeastern arrival is kept enclosed eliminate on special occasions when the divinity is confiscated out for ceremoni.
Ternary corridors meet the holy. The outmost corridor has no special shrines, but after a travel alter it the devotees encounter the 'Navarathiri mandapam' and a pathway leads to the wares corridor peripheral the enclose. There stands the listing mast or 'Kodisthambam'. From here you can bang a country message of the Goddess. A move further frontwards instrument suffer you in fore of the place.
Primary Festivals and Entry Nowadays ::
The important festivals are held in the Dravidian period of Vaikasi (May/June) and the Navarathri fete in September/October.
The temple is lawless to the unrestricted from 4.30 AM to 11.45 AM and 5.30 PM to 8.45 PM. Priapic worshippers are required to withdraw their shirts before entering the temple.

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