Mangala Devi Kannagi Temple (Thekkady)
Mangala Devi Kannagi Temple is the historical temple located in the border of Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.
It is situated in the deep inside of dense forest of Thekkady reserve. The temple is famous for its Pandyan architecture.
The steps towards the boundary walls and the steps towards the temple are made of big stones. The place of the temple situated on the top of the hill proves that efforts were made to complete the structure there.
Besides Mangla Devi you can see some other ideas here. By entering the premises, you can see the idol of Karuppuswamy, Lord Shiva on the left and you can see the devotion for Ganapati in Manglga Devi Temple in Kerala.
You can also get an underground route from this temple. Many stories revolve around this journey. According to local people, this route leads to Madurai city and some say that this route will take you to the Pandya kingdom.
Behind this divine temple of Mangla Devi is a minded legend. Kavangi, a devoted wife of Kovalan, took revenge against the murder of her innocent husband by accusing him as a thief.