Bhavani is famed as the location of the Sangameshwarar Temple, which is situated at the confluence of Rivers Bhavani, Kaveri and an invisible water source, Agaya Gangai. It is also known as the Triveni of the South, referring to the confluence of Rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati at Prayagraj in the north. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Vedanayaki, with a separate shrine for Lord Vishnu. The main feature of the temple is the towering 5-tier tower on its north that displays some of the most exquisite architectural styles of that time.

There is an ivory cradle housed in this temple that was gifted by William Garrow, who was once the collector of Coimbatore. As per legend, he was an ardent worshipper of Goddess Vedanayaki. One night, she appeared to him in a dream and instructed him to vacate his bungalow. As soon as he did that, the house collapsed. His gratitude and faith prompted him to donate the ivory cradle to the temple. Bhavani is located about 101 km from Coimbatore.

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