Kanyakumari devi temple at Kanyakumari, dedicate to goddess durga
Kanyakumari devi temple, pooja timings and location
Kanyakumari devi temple is also known as kumari amman temple located at kanyakumari district of Tamil nadu state famous for worshiping goddess devi. it is believed that the temple is 3000 year old one. according to hindu mythology it is believed that the temple was installed by lord parasurama the prime deity is goddess durga and this is the first temple which installed by lord parasurama, parsurama was an incarnation of lord vishnu. kanyakumari is the south most part of india.the temple is surrounded by a huge wall which protects the temple from the waves of the indian ocean.northern gate provides the entry to the temple eastern gate opens only in festival days.
The idol of durga devi as in an younger girl a rosary in her right hand and nose jewel t]that sheds lustrous radiance. it is believed that the nose rig of devi kanyakumari set with rubies are so bright and that could seen far from night. the idol of the lord durga is made with blue stone. it regarded as sakthi peetha. the temple is also famous for conducting pithru pooja. the temple timings start from 4.30 am and close at 8.30 pm after hosts the all daily rituals. indra vinayak is the sub deity of the temple after do the visit in the main sanctum people take visit at this sub deity.
Vaikashi festival, float festival and navarathri festivals are the main festivals host at the Kanyakumari devi temple which celebrates in a grand every year. the temple can be easily accessible by road, well transportation facilities are avilable at here. the nearest bus stop is at kanyakumari at a distance of 1 km and also the nearest rail head is kanyakumari at a distance of 1 km.
Address: Temple Road, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702
Phone: 04652 246 223