Kovilpatti Sankareswari Amman Temple celebrates its kumbabishekam

Get the details about Kovilpatti Sankareswari Amman Temple kumbabishekam festival. Also get the history of Sankareswari Amman Temple located in Kovilpatti district with details such how this temple got its name.

Sankareswari Amman Temple

Sankareswari Amman Temple is located at veeravangi nagar of Kovilpatti district. sankareswari Amman Temple celebrated its consecrate on June 7. kumbabishekam festival is celebrated once in 12years. Celebrating kumbabishekam once in 12 years makes the temple powerful. Kumbabishekam is conducted after several devotional process such as Ganapathy homam, Kumba alangaram, Dasadharisanam. All the poojas were done to lord Sankareswari Amman as done to other temples in Tamilnadu. Devotees visited this temple were filled with joy and peace.

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Why this temple got the name Sankereshwari

Lord Shiva was popularly known as Shankar. Likewise Lord Paarvathy was popularly called as Eshwari in Tamil. Long time ago Kovilpatti was a dry place. So this town was affected badly by hot climate. Small babies were affected much due to this hot climate. Disease such as chickenpox were formed in that town. Affected children were placed under the shades of neem tree. Neem tree has ability to defend chickenpox. Few miles away villagers found a lump of neem trees. There they found a statue chipped as Sankareswari Amman. Now that area was turned into temple and still you can see the neem tree prevailing in that area. The history of the sculpture was not found still. Some say Sankareswari Amman sculpture was done by the kings ruled that area.

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