To split this
seemingly indivisible particle, the infinite power to Sakti is necessary. Uranium
extracted from this monozite sand splits this indivisible particle. Is this not then the
manifestation of the miraculous power of the Supreme?
Another version about the origin
of the Kanyakumari temple is as Follows: -
There was a virgin by name Pushpakasi. She was very much devoted to Lord Siva and by
her stern penance attained Sayujya Moksha. Sayujya Moksha means entering heaven with human
body and remaining in human form with the Supreme lord.
Bana the Asura had won a boon that he could not be killed by anyone other than a
Kannika (virgin). It became a problem how to arrest his depredations and save mankind.
People approached Lord Siva for redress. Lord Siva knew that only a virgin could kill this