shrine lies to the right side of the main sanctum sanctorum. The beautiful image
of Mother decorated with diamond jewellery and flower garlands lifts the soul.
The grasite icon of the Mother measures about four feet to height and the superb
crafts manship of the sculptor arrest. attention and raises hands. In front of
the mandapam there are grand figures of Rama, Sita, Lakshman. Hanuman and
Sugriva the principal characters in the epic and they beckon attention and
veneration. To its north lies the Kasi Viswanath shrine in which the lingam
brought by Hanuman from Kailas is installed. The Visalakshi mandir lies adjacent
to it Daily prayers are offered to
these deities first and then to Ramanatha swamy and Mother Parvathavardhini. Although it is a part
of the Ramanathaswamy
temple, it is quite independent and possesses all parts and they
are imposing and grand. Having enjoyed royal munificence the
temple displays unique architectural skill as exploited the
magnificent and worlds longest corridors measuring 400 feet in
length 21 feet in height blanked by Ornate pillars.
festivals, Sarnnavaratri, Tirukalyanam, Vaikunta Ekadasi, Sivaratri, Ramalinga
Pratishta and Float festival are mention worthy and are celebrated with fanfare
lies on the sea shore of Rameswaram temple town accessible by bus or train.