Idol in churidhar

Our Hindu Goddesses are decorated in various alankarams that is appreciated by the masses but this particular alankaram received a lot of brickbats and shocked devotees. Goddess Abhayambikai of the renowned Sri Mayuranthaswamy Temple in Mayiladuthurai,Nagapattinam was depicted in a churidhar. Devotees were totally upset and took pictures of the idol and uploaded it on WhatsApp

They also complained to the temple administration and following an enquiry the two temple priests were removed from service.This ancient temple is one among the six shrines on the banks of river Cauvery.