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Ellamma, South Indian Deity
Ellamma is one of the gramadevatas in Southern India and is believed to cure snakebites.
 
 Ellamma, South Indian DeityEllamma is one of the gramadevatas in Southern India. Identified with Renuka, wife of Jamadagni, mother of Parasurama, Ellamma is represented in a sitting posture, with a red skin, a fiery face, and four arms and hands. If a poisonous serpent bites any one he calls on Ellamma for aid. Fishermen when in danger call on Ellamma and make vows to her.

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(Last Updated on : 22/09/2009)
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