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Kamakshi Amman Temple in Kanchi, Tamilnadu

Located in the historic city of Kanchipuram near Chennai, Tamilnadu state of India, Kamakshi Amman Temple is one of the triad of shrines dedicated to goddess Parvathi which includes Madurai Meenakshi, Kasi Visalakshi and this Kamakshi Amman Temple.

Kamakshi Amman, the main deity of this temple is seen here in a majestic Padmasana, a yogic posture signifying peace and prosperity, instead of the traditional standing pose. The temple is known for its exquisite sculptures and one of the most famous sculptures in the temple is the larger than life idol of Kamakshi herself.