Kanniga Parameswari

Temple’s Peculiarity:

This temple nestles in the MG Road at Pondicherry; it is a perfect blend of Dravidian and French architecture. Goddess Sakthi is the prime deity. It is a tranquil temple with excellent sculptures and art works.

Festivals:

Mostly Fridays a lot of locals gather here to perform special Pooja, and during Adi (august) month. Navratri is yet another famous festival in this temple.

Special Offerings:

People visit this temple to have a prosperous married life, and child boon. Devotees mostly offer lemon garland, vermillion, red saree, and turmeric to the Goddess.

Timings:

This temple is kept open from 6 am to 11 am them from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Uniqueness:

This temple is an exemplar of Dravidian cum French architecture. The stainless glass paintings, intricate designs on the pillars are done in French style, the goddess shrine; sanctum sanctorum and the stupa are carved in Dravidian way.

Address:

This antique temple is situated in MG road at Pondicherry.

Temple’s nearby:

There are few temples around this temple, Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and Chetty Pillayar Temple

Travel Mode
Bus:

Buses from Chennai will take you to Pondicherry from where you can take an auto rickshaw or taxi to reach this temple.

Train:

Pondicherry railway station is connected to all main cities in Tamilnadu.

Airport:

The nearest airport is in Chennai.

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