Significance of Kanchi Kamakshi temple and Pooja timings

Significance of Kanchi Kamakshi temple and Pooja timings

Kamakshi temple is located in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. Kanchi Kamakshi temple is a very famous temple and one among the Shakti peethas. Inside the temple, Kamakshi Devi is seated in Padmasana. She holds a sugarcane bow and a bunch of 5 flowers in her lower 2 arms and an Ankusha and a Pasha in her upper hands. Kamakshi Devi is worshipped as Parabrahma Swaroopini. Goddess Kamakshi Devi was initially depicted as Ugra Swaroopini but became Shanta Swaroopini at the request of Adi Shankaracharya. Kanchipuram is famous worldwide for the silk sarees it produces. Check the Significance of Kanchi Kamakshi temple and Pooja timings below

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According to Sthala Purana, Kamskshi amma prayed while standing on one foot on a needlepoint to marry Lord Shiva. Lord Siva married her in the month of Phalguna in Uttara Nakshatram. Earlier there is an image of Kamakshi amma in gole in a Standing pose while she prayed called Bangaru Kamakshi. When an attack on the temple was expected, the Bangaru Kamakshi was shifted to Thanjavur. The image is in Thanjavur to date.

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Abhishekam Early Morning 5:30 AM
Morning 10:30 AM
Evening 4:00 PM
Chandana Alankaram 4:30 PM on all Wednesdays and Saturdays
Navavarana Pooja On Pournamis After 9:30 PM on all months
Sahasranama Archana (Daily) Morning 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Evening 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ashtothara Archana Morning 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Swarna Ratham (Golden Chairot) All Fridays

A day of Tamil months, Amavasya Pournami, Poora Nakshatra


Dress code for Kanchi Kamakshi temple:

For men White Pancha, Dhoti, Kurta, Pyjama are allowed.

For women Saree with Blouse, chudidhar with Dupatta are allowed.

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