Saptha Kannimar Padal

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The Saptha Kannimar Padal is one of the sub-sections of Arul Nool which was the secondary scripture of Ayyavazhi. The author of the content is unknown. This contains the event's background and reason for the birth of the seven virgins in the world.[clarification needed] Below are the names of Saptha Kannimar:

  1. Brameshwari
  2. Gowmari
  3. Varaghi
  4. Vaishnavi
  5. Saamundi
  6. Maheshwari
  7. Indhirani

Kannimar Temples in Tamil Nadu[edit]

  1. Saptha Kannimar temple is located in dharapuram in nattukalpalayam village. It is a Kula deivam temple for pasupulluvaru kulam of telugu devanga chettiar community. It is a powerful god for the particular kulam community peoples.

Kannimar Temple is located in Elachipalayam, Karumathampatti, Coimbatore.

  1. The Saptha Kannimar temple is located in Sethumadai village, which is located 25 km from Pollachi Town in Coimbatore District.
  2. Saptha Kannimar ancient temple located at kadathur village, Kallakkurichi t.k, Villuppuram, Tamil Nadu
  3. Saptha Kanniyar temple also located at Uththamar koil near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu.
  4. Kannimar Temple located at Tiruchengode Town was built about 200 years ago by the farmers around the temple.
  5. Kannimar temple located at [Thiruvallur (dist), Thomur (vill) via Kanakkammachathiram] was built in ancient days.
  6. Chennai: Kannimar temple located at Saiva Muthiah 6th Street, Royapettah, Chennai.
  7. Chennai(Velachery): Saptha Kanniyar is also present in Velachery-Baby Nagar-Thiru vedhi Amman temple
  8. Kannimar Temple located at Vellor district, 2 km inside Ponnai Village, S. N. Palayam: Temple built in the year 2009
  9. Kannimar Temple located in Padalam near Chengelpet.
  10. Saptha Kannimar Temple is located near Sullerumbu Village ( Vedasandur to Oddanchatram Road). It is a Kula deivam temple for Soppiyavar Kulam of 24 manai Telugu Chettiar Community

An ancient kannimar temple is located near kodumudi. The temple is located at vattakkal valasu near karmandam palayam. this place comes between erode and kodumudi. The temple is an ancient temple and is located on the banks of river Cauvery. The temple is surrounded by evergreen agricultural land. And in the temple there is a terra cotta statue of the goddesses, which is believed 200plus year old. Devotees from all over Tamil Nadu frequently visit this temple. Every new moon day there is a grand pooja which is witnessed by a large group of devotees from all over Tamil Nadu. And it is a must visit for all Kannimar devotees.

7.saptha kannigal in kovilur@ thanjavur district

Saptha Kannigal temple located in Kovilur which is between Punnainallur Mariamman temple and Poondi in Thanjavur district which is believed to be 1000+ years old temple. Chola Kingdom worshiped the god before going to war. This saptha kannigal are one of the parivara devathaigal of kathayee amman is moolavar in the temple. Every pournami homam is conducted here

Way of worship[edit]

Arulmigu Kannimar temple is located in Elachipalayam, Karumathampatti, Coimbatore(Dt). Kannimar is known as Sapthakanni.

Arulmigu Kannimar Samyis worshiped by Sengunthar and jangam community. They have a unique way of worship. They boil rice in seven pots placed one on top of other. Kannimar is represented as locas, sapta swaram and seven energy centres in the human body.