Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in Tamil Nadu on athree-day visit to the state offered prayers at the Kothandaramaswamy Temple in Rameswaram on January 21. The PM was accorded a warm welcome at the temple.
Earlier, PM Modi offered prayers at Sri Arulmigu Ramanathhaswamy Temple on January 20.
The main deity worshipped in the temple is Sri Ramanathaswamy, which is a form of Lord Shiva. It is a widely held belief that the main lingam in this temple was installed and worshipped by Sri Rama and Mata Sita.
It is one among the Char Dhams – Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameshwaram. It is also one among the 12 Jyotirlingas.
PM Modi arrived at the Amrithananda School campus inPakarumbu by helicopter at 2.10 pm. From there, he took a holy dip in Agniteertham at 3.10 pm.PM Modi later took part in the Ramayan path and ‘Bhajan Sandhya’ in the temple.