Badrakaliamman Temple

Badrakaliamman Temple

  • Rameswaram
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India

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Badrakaliamman Temple, Rameswaram Overview

Badrakaliamman Temple is a Hindu temple in the district of Rameswaram. It enshrines Goddess Kali and she is worshiped here in the form of a 'Mahavidya'. The devotees from the different corners of the country visit this temple and pay their respects to Goddess Kali. This place gets flooded on the occasion of Navaratri. A casual visit to this temple during a trip to Rameswaram isn't a bad deal.


It Is Known For:-
1) Badrakaliamman Temple is an architectural marvel. The entire structure of this shrine catches the attention of the onlookers and devotees
2) The idol of Goddess Kali placed in the sanctum sanctorum is carved out of pure gold and that makes it even special. According to the locals, a glimpse of the idol is enough to clear the sins of the life
3) In the foregone eras, the practice of animal sacrifice was followed on a large scale at this shrine but was gradually stopped after the intervention of the Rashtrakuta and Chera clans
4) The festival of Navaratri is celebrated here enthusiastically and alms are donated among the underprivileged


Best Time To Visit:-
Badrakaliamman Temple witnesses a massive footfall across the year. The same increases during Navaratri. Thus, it can be visited during any time of the year but, the true joy of visiting this shrine can be experienced during the season of Navaratri.


Reaching There:-
Badrakaliamman Temple lies in the center of the city. The temple is well-connected via roadways and the local transit like the buses and taxis are available for reaching there.


Nearest Railway Station- Rameswaram Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Coimbatore Airport

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