Samayapuram Mariamman Temple

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple

  • Trichy
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India

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Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, Trichy Overview

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is a sacred site for the followers of Hinduism in Trichy, Tamil Nadu. It is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Mother Goddess Adi Shakti. She is worshiped here in the form of Goddess Maha Kali. According to the folklore, the present-day area around this temple used to be an army base of Vijayanagar. The shrine of Goddess Adi Shakti was built after the army was victorious in the battle. Today, it is a major shrine that attracts devotees on a large scale.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is known for its enchanting Kovil style of architecture. The exteriors of this temple are sculpted with the idols of the Hindu religious figurines
2) It is famous for the celebration of the festivals like Thai Pusam and the temple chariot procession
3) On the occasion of the chariot procession, no vehicle is allowed to enter the town of Samayapuram. All vehicles take a halt one kilometer away from the temple
4) The devotees, in a large number, can be seen doing acts like walking on the burning charcoal and holding a hot mud-vessel in hands

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, being a sacred spot, attracts hundreds of devotees throughout the year. Not only the devotees from India, this temple also attracts the NRI devotees on a large scale as well. The best time for visiting this place is on the occasion of Thai Pusam and Chithirai Ther Thiruvilai.

 

Reaching There:-
Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is a well-known temple in India and has a wider connectivity of the roads. Such connectivity and availability of local buses and taxis make it convenient for the visitors to reach the temple.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Trichy Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Tiruchirappalli Airport

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