'Thirumana Thiruthalangal', is a book written by Ms.Meera Nagarajan, the Managing Director and CEO of the company. The published chapters from the book narrate the importance on worshipping at various temples that are known to bless for an early marriage to a bride or groom.

Muppandhal Isakki Amman temple - Kanyakumari

Muppandhal Isakki Amman temple - Kanyakumari

Centuries ago, people depended on bullock-carts and 'jutkas' for traveling. Very rich people traveled in palanquins. But today, travel has become very easy thanks to the different modes of transport like train, bus, car and aircraft. But there are accidents too. Daily, we hear news about accidents happening somewhere. Everybody wants to avoid accidents. It has become a habit with all to pray to God for a safe journey before embarking on it. Muppandhal Isakki Amman is the deity who is worshipped for a safe journey. Devotees say that if we pray to Her, our journeys as well as the aim of our trip become successful. Those who cannot go to the temple can pray to Her earnestly from their own places; even they are benefited, it is said.

Location of the temple

Muppandhal is situated at 10 km from Valliyur on the route from Thirunelveli to Nagercoil. The Isakki Amman temple here is very famous. It is believed that the deity at this temple blesses those who travel by vehicles with safety and success. A big statue of the deity has been installed near the temple at the corner. Those who pass through this road, stop for a few minutes and pray to the deity before continuing their travel. People in this area know well about this temple and the Goddess. Those who plan outstation tours come here and pray before starting on their journey. People offer puja at this temple to the new vehicles they've bought. Drivers and those who are learning driving come here and pray. They keep their RC books and other related documents at the feet of the deity and pray. Drivers as well as passengers believe and worship the Goddess as their very own guardian deity.

Muppandhal Isakki Amman temple - Kanyakumari

'Kaanikkai' by devotees

Devotees drop money liberally into the 'hundi' kept at the temple. Passengers who travel by government buses throw money towards the temple as their 'kaanikkai' when the bus crosses the spot. The devotees at the temple collect the money and put it into the 'hundi'. A picture of Muppandhal Isakki Amman is usually kept facing the driver's seat in cars, jeeps and vans and is adorned with garland and flowers.

Amman, who is blessing Her devotees in different names like Kamakshi at Kanchipuram, Meenakshi at Madurai, Sivagamasundari at Chidambaram, Mariyamman at Thanjavur, Karpagambal at Mylai is protecting people from accidents in the name of Isakki Amman at Muppandhal in Kanyakumari district. The 'itheekam' is that those who visit this temple and worship the deity here are safeguarded against any mishap during their travel.