Vekkali Amman Temple

Vekkali Amman Temple

  • Trichy
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Timings 5 00 AM - 9 00 PM
  • Time Required Around 3 hours
  • Entry Fee No entry fee

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Vekkali Amman Temple, Trichy Overview

Vekkali Amman Temple is a sacred Hindu shrine in the district of Tiruchirappalli. It is an architectural marvel that was constructed during the Chola rule and is dedicated to Vekkali Amman, a form of Goddess Kali worshiped in South India. The jaw-dropping architecture of this temple reflects the Dravidian style of architecture. Every day, countless visitors arrive at this place and bow in front of the Mother Goddess.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) The Chola clan regarded Vekkali Amman as their Guardian Deity and the same legacy is running down till date. The locals also consider her as the Guardian Deity and make regular offerings to her
2) This temple has a chariot that is entirely made up of gold
3) The sanctum of this shrine houses a beautiful idol of the Mother Goddess
4) The interesting fact about the sanctum is that the position of the idol depicts the position of the cosmic dance Nataraja

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Vekkali Amman Temple is a sacred site for the Hindus. On a daily basis, this temple welcomes hundreds of devotees from different places. The footfall increases during the festive season. Aadi Velli, Navaratri, Velli, Chittirai, and Poochoridal are the major festivals that are celebrated here.

 

Reaching There:-
There's a vast web of the roadways that connect Vekkali Amman Temple with the rest of the district. By hiring the service of the local buses and taxis, people can reach this temple without any hassle.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Trichy Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Tiruchirappalli Airport

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