(Last Updated on : 23/07/2019)
Located in the state
of Tamil Nadu
, about 22 km from the city
, the Rajakaliamman Temple is an ancient South Indian temple
. The presiding deity in the Rajakaliamman Temple is Madurapathi, which was originally in Madurai
. Rajakaliamman is the main God in the temple
, who is seen with a sceptre in hand.
Overview of Rajakaliamman Temple
The unique feature of the Rajakaliamman Temple is that there are two sanctums of Navagrahas. One of them is in the usual way and the other in the Kochara style, which means the Navagrahas are placed in the constellations they are at present staying on date. In the month of April during the day of Tamil New Year, a flower
festival is organised in the temple which attracts tourists and devotees alike. Other festivities like the Siddhar festival and the Navaratri festival
are both celebrated in the temple by the large throng of people that gather.
Visiting Information on Rajakaliamman Temple
The Dindigul Junction is the nearest railway station
at a distance of 22 km from the temple and the closest airport
is the Madurai International Airport
at a distance of about 88 km from the temple.
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