Shree Devi Kanyakumari Temple
Kanyakumari temple deity devi was worshipped in the period of vedic itself. Devi was mentioned in the epic Mahabharata,Ramayana and Manimegalai.Swami Vivekanandha worshipped devi on the guidance of his guru ramakrishna prahamsar and got a vision of expanding missionary work to a higher level.
The mythological story states that the bana,the powerful king of this land got a boon from the bramma,creator that his death will be only in the hands of adolescent girl.With that powerful boon the king became fearless and started to destroy everything.
On the other hand lord siva decided to marry devi for her immense devotion to him.Sage naradha tried to interrupt this marriage to stop the fearless king bana.Marriage was fixed in the early morning,naradha gave the sound of cock to send wrong information that sun has risen so auspious time was over.Marriage proceesion was stopped.
Devi waited for the lord but he did not came.So devi got angry started to destroy everything she saw and she chooses to be a sanyasin forever.Later bana tried to lure devi without knowing she is goddess and devi destroyed him and maintained her divine presence in the place, in the Devi Kanyakumari Temple
Chaitry Pournima,Navarathiri festival,Vaisakha festival,Kalambam Festival were celebrated widely here.During this festival Devi will be taken in procession both in the morning and evening.
What Will You Receive?
You will be receiving the Devi blessings along with the special worshiped prasadam and the photo of Devi from the Shree Kanyakumari Temple,Hadi Chandan and Mangal sutra,Moli for gents.