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Periyanayaki Amman Temple

Periyanayaki Amman Temple, located at Devikapuram town in Thiruvannamalai District, is dedicated to Devi Parvati, divine consort of Lord Shiva. The temple, situated at the foot of a hill, occupies a vast area with a 150 feet high Rajagopuram and nine kalashams. The temple was built by Aathonda Cholan with beautiful carvings at the entrance. The deity is in standing posture with her four arms in abhaya, varadhakolam. The goddess is also known by the name Sribrugathambal. One can see the sacred feet of Periyanayaki in the sanctum, which is believed to be the place where she performed penance. The temple can be accessed from Pollur which is about 11 km away.

Updated on 20th December, 2015
District: Thiruvannamalai
Location: Devikapuram

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