Big B Shares A Picture Goddess Kamakshi at Kanchi City, Whose Face Is Shown Once Every 15 Years

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Big B Shares A Picture Goddess Kamakshi at Kanchi City, Whose Face Is Shown Once Every 15 Years

The southern part of India is rightly known as the land of temples. Be it Karnataka or Kerala, they are blessed with some of the most marvellous temples. Each temple has a different deity and an interesting story behind the idols as well as the architecture. One such temple is the Kamakshi Amman Temple in Kanchipuram. This morning, Big B AKA Amitabh Bachchan shared a beautiful and rare picture of Goddess Kamakshi on his Twitter And the netizens felt blessed. 

Big B Shares Pic Of Goddess Kamakshi 

Amitabh Bachchan has shared a beautiful picture of Goddess Kamakshi from the Kamakshi Amman Temple in Kanchipuram. He shared the picture and also wrote a sweet caption explaining the importance of the picture and praising the idol’s human-like eyes. 

He came across this picture and thought of blessing the feeds of his followers. It is said that the face of Goddess Kamakshi is shown only once every 15 years. The picture features her face with a gorgeous smile, alluring human-like eyes, and lovely ornaments. Her eyes are totally the centre of attraction, as they look extremely realistic. 

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Netizens Shared Their Experience Of Visiting The Temple

The picture posted by Big B has by far received 164.4K likes and over 7K likes on Twitter. Many Netizens thanked him for sharing this picture on the social media site. Some of the Netizens shared their experience of visiting this lovely temple and being blessed with her darshan. 

There were some who were not very happy with Big B sharing this picture, as they thought it was against the 15-year ritual. 

Some also shared pictures of other beautiful goddesses from other temples across India. 

This temple of Goddess Kamakshi is situated right in the heart of Kanchipuram. According to a legend, Goddess Kamakshi lured Lord Shiva with her alluring eyes, which is why her name is Kamakshi, which means her eyes awaken desire’. Another meaning of the name shows the conjunction of three words, Ka, Ma, and Aksh, which means her eyes are Saraswati and Lakshmi. (Ka-Saraswati, Ma-Lakshmi, and Aksh-Eyes). 

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Cover Image Courtesy: @srbachchan/Twitter