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KUPPAM - KALIAMMA AALAYAM

This lone sandal oil manufacturing small town Kuppam of Andhra Pradesh touching Karnataka and Tamil Nadu borders on southern and eastern sides is famous for its Sakti temple lying to the south of railway line. It is but modest in size and sculptural adornments, but infinitely enormous in its magnetic pull, particularly on rural and semi literates.

The Mother is Balipriya and accepts animal sacrifices on certain days in a year. Daily worship is conducted with due devotion. The icon of the Mother in sitting posture faces north and her garbha griha and other mini-shrines are neatly built and scrupulously maintained in addition to conducting of regular worship. During the annual festival lakhs of devotees congregate and celebrate various functions with unusual pomp and splendour. Though mostly mass participate in it lustily, its glory touches the meridian during then, lasting for tree days. Improvised stalls and shops spring up and help the devotees in supplying puja materials and the like Known for easy accessibility, this Mother is fording the people across the oceans of misery. Hence popularity.

It is just a kilometer off the bus stand, accessible by walk, Kuppam is the taluq head quarters town of Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

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