Video - In and Around Bhadrakali Devaswom Temple
Significance of the Temple
The Kumari Amman Temple is one of the reputed temples in India and the devotees of the Mother Goddess visit the temple especially during the festive occasions. For the wedded couples the Kumari Amman Temple is a golden experience.
There are numerous other temples that are located near the Kumari Amman Temple. They are the Lord Ganesha Temple, Lord Shiva Temple, Lord Krishna Temple and the Lord Vishnu Temple. The temples are dedicated to the respective Gods and Goddesses. For example the Lord Shiva Temple has been dedicated to the Lord Shiva and the Lord Vishnu Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
The old festival known as the Kollemcode Thookkam Festival is held in the Temple of Sree Bhadrakali Devasom every year and is mostly visited by couples who are younger or older and visit the temples for the Lord and also pay homage to him. Thookkam Festival is the most celebrated one and is generally held in the Bharani Day, and the day generally falls on a Friday or a Thursday.
Kollemcode festival is like a feast for eyes with its treasure of green paddy fields, lotus ponds and a variety of trees which will take a visitor to the lap of the nature. The Kollemcode Sree Bhadrakali Devi Temple is a jewel to this natural province. Once praised as the beauty spot of Travancore, Kollemcode Temple now belongs to Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu.
Kaliyoottu is conducted once in twelve years. According to legends Lord Siva created Bhadrakali to get rid of the atrocities of the giant Durikan. Sree Bhadrakali beheaded Darikan in the battle. The festival lasts four ten days. On the last day the ground battle takes place. Lakhs of people gather to witness the battle.
|Nearby tourist places to Sree Bhadrakali Devaswom Temple
|This temple is believed to have omni presence of Goddess and daily worship (Pooja) is being conducted here. Besides this, there is another "Mudippura" at Venkanji province where festivals are celebrated. The famous "Thookka Mahotsavam" is celebrated in "Meenabharani " which is the birth date of the Goddess and is celebrated at Venkanji Temple.|
How to Reach the Temple
- Through Airways -Tamilnadu is well connected to all the regions in the state and in the country
- Through Railways- Kanyakumari is well connected by railways with the rest of the country.
- Through Roadways- the city is facilitated with good road transport facilities.