Pratyangira Devi temple


Goddess temple in Pondicherry

The Pratyangira Devi temple is found close to Puducherry between the Puducherry and Chennai road. It is regarding 3 Kms from moratandi a village near this temple and isn’t abundant crowded on most days of the week. The most admiring thing of this temple is that the seventy two feet idol of immortal pratyangira Devi that you will see even before you enter the temple as this idol is outside the temple and therefore the one within the temple could be a tiny one that is regarding four feet and it is somewhat underground. There are lot of little shops that surround the temple where Pratyangira Devi pictures, idols, devotional cassettes and CD’S are being kept for sales.

Festivals in Pratyangira devi temple

Ashtami is that the ideal day to worship pratyangira Devi and pooja is performed until 4 am on this present day. Apart from this present day, Tuesdays, new moon days and Fridays are necessary for the worship of Pratyangira Devi. Most famous for performing Homam for which numerous devotees gather in this temple. Nadathur Janardhana Swami takes over the work of pratyangira homam that will be held in pratyangira parameshwari ashram and trust during amavasai regularly once in every month in the moratandi village.

About Pratyangira Devi Goddess

Pratyangira is the lion headed form of Divine Mother. Pratyangira Amman is believed to have been manifested to calm narashima swami’s anger and to save world from his anger after narashima swami killed the demon hiranyakashipu. The most interesting fact to know about this goddess is that the installation of this deity ensures the suppression of evil forces and victory of the righteous.

Opening Time: Morning 7 am to 1 pm and Evening 3:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

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