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  COIMBATORE - KONIAMMAN TEMPLE

Heard you ever of Koniamman koil, although Kaliamma, Mariamma, Ankalamma, Gangamma etc., are very familiar and temples bearing such names built in several places. Sure, negative alone bumps out for the name 'Koniamma' never reached the ears of many. Quite an uncommon name, but there is one temple in the down south dedicated to Mother Koniamman. It has an exciting background, and has became instrumental for the development of Coimbatore, a metropolitan city famous far industries and commercial establishments. And it is called the Manchester of South India at it. 

The legend says that once the present Coimbatore city was a thick forest un-accessible to approach to any part of it. Later some rural folk clearing the jungle made a part fit for habitation. In the initial stage, there was a certain farmer called Kovan. He built a small shrine and installed a stone image for worship particularly to saving them from external danger threatening them always. He named the deity Koniamman and fervently prayed to protect the people eternally in the role of vigilant sential, keeping guard over people and their cattle.

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