Friday, August 5, 2016

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Parvadhavardhini Amman Sannadhi

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Parvadhavardhini Amman Sannadhi
Parvadhavardhini Amman is consort of Ramanathaswamy. The shrine is situated left side to the Ramanatha swamy and is in the south direction. The Ambal statue is standing on the lotus base (called as Padma Beedam in Tamil) and carrying two lotuses in her hand. There is “Sri Chakra” installed in this shrine and Parvadhavardhini Ambal shrine is one of the Shakthi peedams of Tamilnadu. The vimana (Roof Top tower) of Ambal shrine is also coated with gold. 
Statues inside Ambal Sannadhi:
Sabtha kannikal (literally meant: 7 Virgin Goddess)
·        Brahmi
·        Maheswari
·        Goumari
·        Vaishnavi
·        Varahi
·        Indirani
·        Chamundeeswari
·        Chandikeshwari

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