The Pidari Chelladi Amman Temple is located in Oruvandhur and is dedicated to Pidari Chelladi Amman. The temple name is Pidari Chelladi Amman temple. The Goddess presides here as Chellandiamman. There are shrines for Malayala Karupanna swamy, Pattavan, Madurai Veeran, Sadaichi Amman, Pechi Amman and Sapthakannis (seven maidens) in the prakaram. Many thousand years ago, the soil of this region was salty. While men were digging the salt soil, the crowbar stopped with a sound and blood began to ooze out. There they found a beautiful idol of the Goddess there. People overcome by excitement, erected a temporary green tent and began worshipping. The Goddess came to be known as Pidari Chellandiamman.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Excellence in education
- Child boon
- Happy wedding
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.
6 a.m. to 11 a.m. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.