04th August 2017
This is the last temple on the banks of the holy river Cooum, which Joins with bay of Bengal. The main deity is Sri Devi Kadal Muthu Karumari Amman Temple facing east with a soolam and her vahana simham. The Amman and Kali are made of stucco. The sub sannadhis are a Shiva temple and Navagrahas. In Shiva’s sannathi stucco images of Shiva with his family Parvathi, Vinayagar & Murugan and Nandhi.
The temple was constructed by the late R. Ramakannu, of South Arcot District, Kallakuruchi, Karadichithoor Village, about 53 years before ( 1964 AD ) and the temple, is being taken care of his third generation relatives.
As per the lady who does the pooja, Amman is called as kadal Muthu Karumariamman, since She faces the sea. Aadi month annual festival is being celebrated for the past 53 years consecutively with out break. The other important celebrations are Maasanakollai and Mahashivarathiri. The People from the Army quarters and nearby kuppam are the regular visitors.
Since one lady takes care of the temple, the pooja and opening times are depends on her convenience.
R Anbazhakan 9841814116 and A Vela 9962244564
HOW TO REACH:
Very near to Nappier Bridge.
Walkable distance from the beach bus terminus and Anna Samadhi and the Popular Amma Samadhi.
R. Ramakannu, of South Arcot District, Kallakuruchi, Karadichithoor Village, had constructed the compound wall through his own fund in the year 1983.
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