Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Devi idol decoration during Navaratri

During Navaratri , in almost all Devi temples, the idols are decorated and worshiped. Last week I had been to Tiruvannamalai. In the premises of Ramanshrama, there is  a Devi temple "Matrubhootheshwara". This is a shrine of Shri Ramana's mother. There is also a Shree Chakra. When I visited this temple, I could see idol of Devi is decorated as Shri Krishna.
Behind you can see a cow, mantap is decorated with Gold, Blue and Maroon. 
Here is the closer view:

May the blessings of Shri Devi
shine on you and all your prayers be granted   on this Dasara

Love , laugh and live the life to the fullest,


  1. So beautiful...! Wonder why was the Devi decorated in Krishna roop..? Looks very interesting...
    Happy Dusshera to you and your family too, Ranjana.

  2. great pics..goddess looks very beautiful in her blue saree and ornaments..thanks for sharing such a beautiful scene..

  3. Thanks Ranjana, for sharing such informative blogs :)

  4. V. beautiful. I have visited Tiruvannamalai but do not remember seeing this idol. Had a good darshan thru' your blog.

  5. For a very long time, we are planning to go to Tiruvannamalai .
    Visiting your blog, I felt like visiting Ramana's ashram itself. I have seen this temple, but to see Devi as Lord Krishna is heartening.
    God bless you.
    subbu rathinam.

  6. Very Interesting. Such varied cultures and beliefs this country has. Wes now aware of this Devi. Thanks for sharing this post.

  7. We don't often see goddesses in blue-but why give her the makeover of Lord Krishna?

  8. So nice to learn about this beautiful idol.



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