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Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, Yercaud


Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, like all other temples in Yercaud, is located in a scenic valley. The presiding deity of the temple is Raja Rajeswari, the goddess of all gods. The temple was built by irukovilur Thapovanam Srila Sri Gnananada Giri Swamigal Parampara, follower of Swami Poornanda Giri in the year of 1983. The founder’s son V Sri takes care of the temples. Besides the presiding deity, there are many other idols installed in the temple.

The idol of the main goddess is encircled by the idols of other Hindu Gods such as Rudra, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Braham and Saraswathi. It is believed that a person can attain prosperity, wealth and enlightenment by worshipping the goddess. The temple’s architecture and scenic ambiance make it a tourist attraction worthy of your time. When you visit Yercaud if you have time, it is recommended to add the temple into your travel plans even if you are not religious.


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