Bhadrakali Temple, Karaikal
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Bhadrakali Temple

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About Bhadrakali Temple

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Saturday: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Sunday: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM

The Bhadrakali Temple is located in the Ambagarathur village of the Karaikal District in the Union Territory of Pondicherry. The ancient temple is dedicated to Goddess Parasakthi, who killed a demon named Ambaran.

The temple houses an image of the north facing goddess with 4 arms that has been made using terracotta. The idol of the goddess is always draped in a white cloth with measures around 20 metres in length.

Tourists and pilgrims throng this temple especially during the 12 day annual festival that is organised during the months of May and June. Laksh archana, a type of special pooja, is conducted on the last Tuesday of Aadi and Thai, months in Tamil calendar.
 

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