Sri Tiru Vazh Marban Temple, Kanniyakumari
Built In Years : - 1000 - 2000 Years Old .
Festival : - Adi Swati day when Lord took Saint Kulasekhara Azhwar to His Vaikuntam Abode in July-August, 10 day Chithirai festival in April-May, all Purattasi Saturdays in September-October, Avani Tiruvonam in August-September are the festivals of the temple. Oonjal Sevai is exclusively observed for the Perumal of this temple only in Kanyakumari district.
Temple Speciality : - Lord Tiruvazh Marban (Lord in whose chest Mother Mahalakshmi-Goddess of Wealth resides) graces devotees with His four hands, one assuring safety (Abhayahastha) and holding the conch and discus in other hands. The 9 feet tall idol is made of a material called Kadu Sarkarai Yogam, a mixture of stone and lime and coated with a glue made with sugar and mustard. Hence, no abishek is performed to the presiding deity, only to the procession deity.
Nearest Temples : -
1) Sri Adikesava Perumal temple In Tiruvattaru ,
2) Sri Bhagavathi Amman temple In Kanyakumari ,
3) Sri Bhagavathi amman temple In Mandaikadu.
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