This sanctuary is around 1000 year old and a superb place that shows the extraordinary association, which India's religious structure has with stories and legends. The legend, which is connected with the Mangala Devi Temple, is about a lady called Kannaki. There is an immense and weird story behind this lady as how she transformed into a celestial lady by showering gifts up on the town.
This sanctuary is arranged in the thick backwoods and is an immense journey site for travelers. This sanctuary has delightful perspective of extraordinary fauna and lavish greenery that is found seven km from Pazhiyankundi and 15km from Thekkady. Mangala Devi Temple is extremely famous for its pandayan engineering. However, to visit this sanctuary premises, you require in advance authorization from untamed life superintendent.