Situated on the seashore of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, overlooking the sea, this Kumari Amman Temple is dedicated to the virgin Goddess Devi Kanyakumari Kumari Amman Temple is said to be over 3000 years antique. The Devi stands as a charming young female in her penance, with a rosary in her proper hand. A glowing nostril jewel sheds lustrous radiance. The photograph, fabricated from blue stone, is thought to have been mounted by using sage Parasurama. The deity is going through the east. The deity is likewise known as as Devi Kanya Kumari, Kumari Amman Shree Bhagavathy, Shree Baala Bhadra, Shree Baala.
The name Kanyakumari stands for Kanya which means Virgin and Kumari meaning Girl. Kumari Amman Temple has been noted in the historical scriptures Ramayana, Mahabharata, Yajurveda and additionally within the Sangam age works Manimekalai and Puranaanooru.Kumari Amman Temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeethams – or divine domicile of Goddess Shakti divine female. According to Legend, the corpse of Goddess Sati became scattered into 51 parts in the course of the Indian subcontinent. The locations where the parts fell are now a sacred place of worship for Shakti worshippers. The goddess’s again is said to have fallen in Kanyakumari.