Kaliamman Temple at Andipatti in Tamil Nadu



Kaliamman Temple at Andipatti near Theni in Tamil Nadu is dedicated to Goddess Kali. The temple is believed to be more than 500 years old. The murti of Goddess Kali is in sitting position. She is sitting on her right leg with left leg pressing to the ground. She has four arms and holds a small drum, snake, skull and trident. A five-headed snake forms canopy to the murti in the temple.

Goddess Kaliamman is worshiped for attaining success in new ventures. Business people, farmers and students offer prayers here. She also provides redemption from sins. All new ventures are started after offering prayers to her.

Legend has it that the murti of Goddess Kali was found in a nearby river.

The most important day in the temple is Friday. The full moon day and no moon day also attract thousands of devotees.

The temple also has murtis of other deities including Hanuman and Ganesha.

Kaliamman Temple Timing
7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
5.00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location
The temple is located near the crowded Andipatti Bus Station.