Sri Mariamman Temple is dedicated to Goddess Shakth. It is located in the heart of Karur District, Tamil Nadu. It is one of the most famous and sacred temple of the city and the second largest Amman temple in Tamil Nadu.
About The Deity
Mariamman is the mother goddess to the whole of South India and is loved and worshipped the most across various villages and towns. Mariamman temple is known as a ‘temple for all’. Irrespective of cast or creed, people flow into the temple to worship Mother Mariamman. The Mother Goddess with all her four hands showers blessings upon her devotees and fills them with grace. People offer abhishekams and archanas and pray to the post in the temple. The festivals of the temple are celebrated at a grand scale accompanied by folk dancing and rituals like fire walking, nose piercing etc.
The most important festival of the temple is the 21 day Vaikasi (May-June) festival celebrated in all grandeur. Aadi Friday in July-August, Navarathri in September-October, Deepavalii in October-November, Karthikai in November-December, Pongal falling almost on January 14, Friday in Thai month (January-February), annual consecration ceremony, Panguni Uthiram in March-April are other festivals celebrated in the temple.
She is known to be the bearer of rains, a healer of communicable diseases and someone who takes care of the family and its welfare. People pray to her for proper rains, good yield of crops, for the well being of the family, fertility, for receiving a good spouse etc.
How To Reach Sri Mariamman Temple, Karur
The nearest airport is at Tiruchi Airport.
The nearest railways station is at Karur Railways Statin.
The temple is situated in the heart of Karur town and could be conveniently reached.
Sri Mariamman Temple,
Karur district, Tamil Nadu,
Pincode - 639001.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- For child boon
- For a happy marital life
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.