History and traditions of dating bbs
The present Shiva temple which is quite well known locally than the Shankari Temple was a recent construction.
The Shiva is called as TRIKONESHVARA (Probably because it is in Trincomalee which is truly TRI CONA MALAI- meaning triangle shaped hill).
The Kailasanathar temple here is one of the grand Pallava monuments.
The Kamakshi Amman temple at Kanchipuram is an ancient one and is associated with Aadi Sankaracharya of the 1st millennium CE.
This Shloka enumerates the list of places of Devi temples which are considered to be part of the 18 Devi Peethas.
But almost nobody in Sri Lanka knew of any famous Devi Temple in the country.
It is a exhilarating and spectacular sight to behold.
The temple is said to be in the famed town of Trincomalee on the eastern coast.There is also a more famous Kali temple in the heart of the town to which devotees can make a visit en-route from the Shankari Temple.The town of Kanchi was the capital of the ancient Pallavas.He had 27 daughters and Sati devi is one among them. When Dashka entered the arena of a yaga performed by Agni, every one except Lord Shiva stood up as a mark of respect. Later when Daksha conducted a yaga him self , he did not invite his daughter and his son in law.