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Sunday, February 7, 2010

How to go to Navabashanam Temple – Devipattinam

There are many buses plying to Ramanathapuram that touches Devipattinam

Devipattinam is a coastal village 70 km from Rameshwaram. It is also known as Navashabashanam. Legends say that Lord Ram worshipped Navagraha (Nine Planets) here. There is a temple in this village dedicated to the Devi (Goddess) attributed for naming the place Devipattinam (Place of the Goddess). The local belief holds that Devi killed the demon Mahishasura at this spot. Devippatinam is also considered auspicious to perform the last rites for the forefathers in the Hindu custom.

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