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Sree Bhadrakali Devaswom Temple

Significance

Significance


Sree Badhrakali Temple or The Kumari Amman Temple is one of the reputed temples in India and the devotees of the Mother Goddess visit the temple especially during the festive occasions.

For the wedded couples the Kumari Amman Temple is a golden experience.

There are two temples constructed for Sree Bhadrakali. One is at Kollemcode and the other one at Venkanji.

There are two deities who are considered as sister's elder sister Bhadra and the younger Rudhra.

Both the sisters Bhadra and Rudhra are worshipped at the same temple.
'Bharani' is the birthday of Sree Bhadrakali. Every month Bharani day is celebrated in a grand manner.

On the Bharani Day in the Meenam month (March or April) of every year 'Thookkam' Festival is celebrated.

Lakhs of people from all over India participate in the function.

Kollemcode festival is like a feast for eyes with its treasure of green paddy fields, lotus ponds and a variety of trees which will take a visitor to the lap of the nature.

The Kollemcode Sree Bhadrakali Devi Temple is a jewel to this natural province.
 
Wedded couples offer Thookkam (an offering by the devotees to Sree Bhadrakali) for their children who are one year old or below.

They offer Thookkam for Sree Bhadrakali when children were born without any major health issues by her grace.

About

About


Sree Badhrakali Temple
is located at kollemcode village belongs to kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu. Sree bhadrakali temple is the famous temple in south india known as Sree Bhadrakali Devasom and it is endowed with the blessings of lord Bhadrakali.
    

There are two temples constructed for Sree Bhadrakali. One is at Kollemcode and the other one at Venkanji. There are two deities who are considered as sisters - elder sister Bhadra and the younger Rudhra. Both the sisters Bhadra and Rudhra are worshiped at the same temple. ?Bharani? is the birthday of Sree Bhadrakali.

Every month Bharani day is celebrated in a grand manner. On the Bharani Day in the Meenam month (March or April) of every year ?Thookkam? Festival is celebrated. Lakhs of people from all over India participate in the function. The old festival known as the Kollemcode Thookkam Festival is held in the Temple of Sree Bhadrakali Devasom every year and is mostly visited by couples who are younger or older and visit the temples for the Lord and also pay homage to her. Thookkam Festival is the most celebrated one and is generally held in the Bharani Day.

Kollemcode festival is like a feast for eyes with its treasure of green paddy fields, lotus ponds and a variety of trees which will take a visitor to the lap of the nature. The Kollemcode Sree Bhadrakali Devi Temple is a jewel to this natural province. Once praised as the beauty spot of Travancore, Kollemcode Temple now belongs to Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu. The Antiquity of Kollemcode temple wakes up with the "Omkara" chanted by Arabian Sea(Only 1 km to beach) and the Thathwamasi messages emerging from the heart of the universe. Though Shree Bhadrakali Devi is believed to be appeared here as dual form of Shakti viz. Bhadra and Kali, the devotees get the blessings from the unified form of Mother Durga. These Goddess' reside in semi-circular "Mudis" (the artificial statue of Goddess) which are decorated with Snake Hood structures carved from jack tree wood.Every year there are offering of Pongal on the Pathamudayam Day of the Malayalam month ?Medam? ? April. Thousands of devotees assemble from different parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Thye observe Pongala rituals in and around of the temple and Leksharchana is the most important part of the ?Pongala Mahotsava?.
Kaliyoottu is conducted once in twelve years. According to legends Lord Siva created Bhadrakali to get rid of the atrocities of the giant Darikan. Sree Bhadrakali beheaded Darikan in the battle. The festival lasts for ten days. On the last day the ground battle takes place. Lakhs of people gather to witness the battle.
The temple opens at 5am in the morning and closes at 11.45 am in the evening opens at 5pm and closes at 8 pm on special days there will be changes in the time.Sunday,thuesdayand Friday are the important days of Kollemcode temple.Ganapathy,Sivan and Nagar are the upadevathas of this temple and the poojas to this devathas is done according to thanthricway

This temple is under the rule of Kollemcode Sree Bhadrakali Devasom .Under this rule the temple is in its way of progress ,in 2014 the devaswom has completed the work of Chuttambalam and other modifications of temple Under the strong leadership of the present committee the glory of the temple have gone beyond the limits of this district .For the future developments and the well being of the temple all devotees should cooperate and work with the directions of this temple committee

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


Do:


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite Om Namahsivaya or your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only

Don't s:


  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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