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Arulmigu Shenbagavalli Poovananathar Temple

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Holy Name : Arulmigu Shenbagavalli Poovananathar Temple

God : Sri Poovananathar

Goddess : Sri Shenbagavalli

Location : Kovilpatti, Tuticorin District, Tamilnadu, India

History & Importance :

Sri Rama offered his worship in this temple.The name, Poovananathar was derived from the worship of two snake leaders Thungan and Padhuman. Goddess Shenbagavalli’s royal standing and promising posture adds more grace to the temple.Though Mother-goddess is in standing form, Alankaras (dressing) is done as if in a sitting form.The temple was built by King Shenbagan whose name the Goddess Shenbagavalli bears. Mother Shenbagavalli Ambal is 7 feet tall gracing Her devotees.

Thala Virutcham : Kala Tree

Benefits: Cures prolonged illness, Gives wedding option & children, aids for progress in business, helps for high farm yields.  Provides health, wealth and prosperity.


Front view of temple

Raja kopuram

Sri Shenbagavalli Amman, Sri Puvananathar

Author: Vasantha Vivek

I am Vasantha Vivek. A happy woman, daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, friend, mentor, seeker, lover …….I enjoy reading and writing very much … I start & end my days with reading … Now I started writing also … so come …My Sweet Nothings …

One thought on “Arulmigu Shenbagavalli Poovananathar Temple

  1. Ahhh.. Still remember this entrance. Akka.. how this that hanuman temple close to the new bus stand. I love that temple too. Any new changes? Would love to see some pictures of it.

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