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Pechi Amman Temple in Madurai in Tamil Nadu – Pechiamman Temple Madurai

Pechi Amman Temple is a unique temple as the deity worshipped in the temple is the one who provides speech to people who cannot speak. Pechu also means speech. Pechiamman Temple is located at Simmakkal around 2 km from the Madurai Meenakshi Temple . It is situated within the Madurai Town limit. The popular belief is that those people having speech problems like stammering, those unable to speak, various other communication problems get relief by offering worship in the temple. The murti worshipped in the temple is an incarnation of Mother Goddess Durga. The murti is Swayambhu – it appeared on its own. The murti is depicted as holding a sword in one hand and head of a demon in another hand. The temple is located on the banks of the Vaigai River . Local legend has it that she is the guardian deity of villages. It is also believed that she guards the Madurai Meenakshi Temple . A Host of Subsidiary Shrines Another unique aspect of the temple is that th

Kalyanji Temple Shravan Purnima Festival in Rajasthan

Shravan Purnima Festival at Kalyanji Temple in Dighi in Rajasthan attracts thousands of devotees. The temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu. In 2023, Kalyanji Temple Shravan Purnima Festival date is August 31. People walk to the temple from distant place to attend the Shravan Purnima. Singing and dancing are part of the journey that takes place during the period to Kalyanji Temple . Other important event includes satsang, fair etc. The temple located at Dighi in Rajasthan and is located around 70 km from Jaipur.