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Periyapalaith Amman Temple

The Periyapalaith Amman temple, dedicated to Goddess Periyapalayathamma, is situated at Chennai in Tamil Nadu. Periyapalayathamma is an incarnation of Shakti (Supreme Mother Goddess). She is depicted in a fierce form but is considered loving and considerate like a mother.

The temple comprises shrines of other gods like Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, Lord Muruga, Lord Ram, Lord Sanishwarar and Lord Hanuman. Navagrahas (the nine planets of the Solar System) are also worshipped.

Hanuman worship here is special and done in great grandeur. The festival of Shivratri is celebrated with great zeal in this temple.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chennai
Location: Chennai    


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