Sankarankoil in Tirunelveli district is
replete with legends and lore and this hallowed spot is thronged by
devotees, throughout the year.
Special significance of worshipping Goddess Gomathi
There is a circular hole in front of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the
Goddess with a design of Sri Chakra inside it. There is a popular belief
that any one afflicted with mental disorder worships the deity sitting
on the hole he or she is cured of the disease
tank was dug by
the kings Padma and Sanka to ensure daily
supply of water for the abishekam of the deities. This water has
curative properties and is a panacea for all diseases. Having a holy dip
in the waters vouchsafes good health. .
Faith can move mountains they say. The barren couple is blessed with
a progeny on worshipping the celestial couple.
There is a
like the one in
performed to it
The gopuram of
is said to be
in South India.
There used to be
timings but now
it is not in a
Cheras and the
the growth of
month of Aadi is
carnival time as
celebrated in a
sugar and salt
in the holy tank
as the offerings
Sankarankoil - Temple