Place in news: Ramateertham temple
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-I – Culture
- 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.