Temple du Colosse

Temple ,  Remarkable places at Saint-André

  • A foray into Tamil culture.

    Located at Saint-André in the Champ Borne district, Colosse Temple is dedicated to the goddess Pandialé.

    It was built in the 19th century by Indian indentured workers. Every year several ceremonies dedicated to the goddesses Mariamman and Kali take place in May and July respectively.

    The inaugural ceremony of the year, on January 1st, is dedicated to the goddess Pandialé, and involves walking on hot coals after a 20-day vegan fast.
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