Kanchipuram Kamakshi Amman Temple

Kamakshi Mata, Kanchipuram

The Kamakshi Amman Temple is a popular and an ancient Hindu Temple dedicated to Ma Kamakshi, as aspect of Ma Shakti Devi, who is also called as Lalitha Tripurasundari Devi. It is situated in Kanchipuram, and it is a famous temple similar to The Meenakshi Temple in Madurai and the Akhilandeswari temple in Thiruvanaikaval. This […]

Athi Varadar, Kanchipuram | Lord Vishnu who blesses devotees once in 40 years

Athi Varadar is the original idol of Varadaraja Perumal Temple in Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. As name suggests, the idol is made from wood of fig tree (Athi in Tamil). Athi Varadar idol was worshipped by Ramanujacharya, Vedanta Desikan and many other prominent saints. Due to minor damage, the idol had to be replaced, as […]