The Mariamman Temple is situated at Rasipuram, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu. The temple is devoted to Goddess Mariamman, a form of Shakti.
About The Temple
This temple is arranged in the midst of four hills, Kollimalai, Alavai malai, Nainamalai and Bodhamalai. The vimana of the temple is of hexagonal shape. The swayambu Amman is in the temple sanctorum before Ambica situated on a square stage-peeta. Swayambu Ambica is as a Linga. The Yali Vahan – taking after a lion – is in front of Ambica. There is additionally a swing mandap. The foot impressions of Ambica is on the swing. Ladies looking for child boon swing the swing back and forth with their petitions. There are temples for Lord Anugnai Vinayaka and Muruga just in the prakara. There are different gods in the prakara.
History of The Temple
The place was rich with green fields. A rancher, while working the land found a place dying. He brought every one of the general population and started to burrowing the place, they found a swayambu divinity. Mother talked through one of Her devotees to assemble a temple for Her in the place. Individuals did it. Afterward, they constructed a temple introducing a symbol of Mother Mari Amman.
A 15 day festival is held in the month of Aipasi (October-November).
On fulfillment of their wishes, devotees carry fire pots and do body circumambulation-Angapradakshinam.
Individuals appeal to Mari Amman for cure from every one of the maladies and those with vision issues specifically. As a convention, just amid celebrations, a wooden post with three branches (Kambam in Tamil) is planted in Mari Amman temples before Ambica. It is a lasting element in this temple. It is said that Ambica has an immediate view on this Kambam considered as Her Lord. Henceforth, she is commended as Nitya Sumangali Amman. Ladies trust that venerating Amman would favor them an existence with their spouses and supreme life span to their Mangalsutras in their life time.
Individuals looking for child birth take after a peculiar puja in the temple. Amid the Aipasi celebration, they evacuate the old Kambam and supplant it with another one. Take the old one to an adjacent well, do pujas and offer curd rice as nivedhana. Ladies who want offsprings revere the Kambam and expend the curd rice nivedhana with the goal that they will get their desire fulfilled. Amid the Aipasi celebration Ambal is brightened with blooms called Poochattu. Adoring amid this time is viewed as a fortunate open door for the followers.
How to Reach Mariamman Temple, Rasipuram
The nearest airports are Coimbatore Airport and Trichy Airport. The nearest railway station is at Salem. The temple is situated on the Rasipuram-Namakkal route. The bus stop is near the temple.
Thiruchengode - Rasipuram Rd, Rasipuram,
Namakkal Dist, Tamil Nadu, India,
Pincode – 637408.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To get cure from diseases
- To get proper vision
- Child boon
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 06:00 am to 12:00 noon and from 04:30 pm to 09:00 pm.