Nagapooshani Amman Temple

Nagapooshani Amman Temple an ancient and historic Hindu temple located amidst the Palk Strait on the island of Nainativu, Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to Parvati and her consort, Shiva who is named here as Nayinaar. The temple complex houses four gateway towers ranging from 20–25 feet in height, to the tallest being the eastern Raja Raja Gopuram soaring at 108 feet high. The temple is a significant symbol for the Tamil people. The present structure was built during 1720 to 1790 after the ancient structure was destroyed by the Portuguese in 1620.