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  COIMBATORE - KONIAMMAN TEMPLE

Gradually the village developed into a big town and attracted the attention of rulers of Kongunadu dynasty. One of the princes by name Kosar Marabinaar realising its potentialities and strategic location, built a fort and installed the same deity in a moderately built temple inside the fort itself. He fancied to name her the chief security goddess for the whole region under his hegemony. When genuine prayers were offered to her by his subjects, the area soon developed into dasadisas by the infinite grace of this benevolent Mother, who rose to the satisfaction of kings and people. She spared no effort to seeing it advanced in all realms of human activity people prospered, industries flourished, business expanded, lands yielded bumper corps etc., all in few years. All because of her boundless compassion and acting as ever wakeful sentinel of the place, she is entrusted with. And this deity Koniamma metamorphosed from the humble stage of gramadevata to Nagara palaki of unparalleled importance. Etymologically the name Koniamma is pregnant with rich meaning and justifies her role; for, Koni means queen, whereas, kon stands for king. 

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