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Place in news: Ramateertham temple

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  • January 5, 2021
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Place in news: Ramateertham temple

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-I – Culture

In news 

  • The 16th century Ramateertham temple was recently seen in news due to the vandalism of the idol of Lord Rama at the Kodandarama Swamy temple.

Important value additions 

  • The idol of Lord Rama atop the historic Ramateertham temple, located 12 km from Vizianagaram, was vandalised on December 29. 
  • It is located in Andhra Pradesh. 
  • Ramateertham is one of the places made sacred by a traditional connection with Lord Sree Rama.
  • The famous ancient temple of Ramachandra Swamy can be found here. 
  • The idols of Lord Ramachandra Swamy, Sita and Lakshmana in Silver kavachas can be seen at this temple.

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