Saturday, April 28, 2007

Goddess Kamakshi Temple at Devadanapatti

This temple is located amongst lush paddy fields near the Manjalar river in batalagundu in TamilNadu, India. The most unique feature of this temple is that the worship is performed only the doors of the sanctum sanatorium. The main doors of the temple are never opened.The Goddess Kamakshi is an aspect of Shakti. She is said to be doing penance in this temple. The Ghee which is kept in this temple never melts and no ants or insects come near it.

In the Movie Mahashakti Mariamman, this temple history is described. It is also said that Sri Sadasiva Brahmendra was involved in this temple construction.

Near this temple, there are ruins of another temple whose pictures are shown below. Perhaps, a little bit of historical investigation is required?

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