Devi Karumariamman temple in Thiruverkadu to get 3 new gopurams

The Devi Karumariamman temple in Thiruverkadu will get three new gopurams (towers) as a part of its kumbabishekam. The works are to be a part of two tasks price round ₹80 crore and are anticipated to be accomplished inside two years.

Minister for Hindu Spiritual and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) P.Ok. Sekarbabu stated the gopurams and entrances being constructed would assist with crowd administration on the temple. “Roads can be laid main to those gopurams, one among which may have 5 tiers and two can be of three tiers every,” he stated, including that parking areas can be created close to all these entrances.

“Proper now the temple solely has one entry, which additionally serves because the exit. The temple will get giant crowds on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Throughout such days and on pageant days the crowds have grow to be unmanageable. Retailers can be constructed, together with the parking areas, for the comfort of devotees,” Mr. Sekarbabu stated.

As a part of the kumbabishekam, a number of mandapams, that are at present brick and mortar buildings, can be changed with granite stones, which is the accredited materials for temples. The primary sanctum sanctorum of Devi Karumariamman, these housing the 22 deities within the prakaram and the puthu medai (the dias across the snake mound) will even get granite buildings.

The annadhanam mandapam can also be being expanded with a ready corridor on the bottom flooring, and the primary flooring will home the annadhana koodam and the second flooring may have rooms for miscellaneous makes use of. The pongal mandapam, the place devotees cook dinner pongal choices within the open, can be shifted from the Rajagopuram facet to the north facet, the place hair tonsure and ear piercing halls will come up.

A smaller wedding ceremony corridor with a seating capability of 200 individuals and 40 cottages will even be constructed. “That is for devotees who keep in a single day as a part of rituals. The temple has a follow of individuals staying in a single day, which isn’t being taken up because of the lack of rooms,” Mr. Sekarbabu added.

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