Kanyakumari Devi Temple

Kanyakumari Devi Temple

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Kanyakumari Devi Temple, home for Goddess Devi Kanya Kumari is regarded as one of the blessed temples in the world.  It is believed that the temple was built 3000 years back and is famed as one of 51 Shakti Peethas of Goddess Shakthi.  As per mythology, the corpse of Goddess Sati was spread across the Indian subcontinent and the places where it fell are now holy places of worship. It is also believed that Kanyakumari and its surroundings were created by Parasurama, the personification of Lord Vishnu. Kumari Amman Temple is also said to be one of the hundred and eight "Durga Alayas" – Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga. An unavoidable Kanyakumari attraction, the temple is known for its ancient architectural style and spiritual vibe, a must-visit place in your Kanyakumari tour. The temple is mentioned in mythologies like  Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Yajurveda. It also has a place in Manimekalai and Purananooru, the Sangam age works.