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Kalika Paramesvari Amman Temple
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Pooja Cost : US$ 9.00 Leadtime : 5 Days
Location : Kumbakonam.
Main Deity : Kalika Paramesvari.
Nearest Town : Kumbakonam District : Thanjavur State : Tamil Nadu
This temple is to the west of the big Bus-stand, and at the junction of south street and east street of Nagesvara temple. It belongs to the Visvakarma community. God Ekambaranatha is sheltered in a corner. In west corner, it is Kamakshi and norther corner it is Kalika Paramesvari. An art arena Mahamandapam. The sanctum has been paved with marble tiles. A Srichakra is also installed here. Crowds gather in large numbers on Friday, Tuesday and Sunday. Lime fruits are worked into a garland and hung around her neck. Her eight arms are spread in eight directions

There is a wedding hall behind her sanctum. There is a Marble Anjeneya sculpture. In the north wall niche of Ekambaranatha, there is a Durga. Mounted on a lion, she is called Rahu Kala Kali. Usually for Durga, only buffaloes are seen at her feet. Rahu Kalam is most sacred hour to worship Durga and in several shrines, pujas are conducted on Rahukalam on Tuesdays. Next is Dakshinamurthi bereft of sages and the banyan tree. The Ekambaranatha is sheathed in five-hooded cobra and nearby is the goddess Kamakshi.