Samayapuram Mariamman Temple

Mariyamman temple in Samayapuram

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is a Hindu Temple. It is in Samayapuram, a suburb of Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. The main deity of the temple is Mariamman. Mariamman is also known as "Samayapura Mariamman".[1] The main deity is made of clay and sand like traditional Mariamman deities.

Samayapuram Mariyamman Temple
Samayapuram Mariyamman Temple Entrance-1.jpg
StateTamil Nadu
Architectural typeSouth Indian, Kovil

Followers believe that the Mariamman has enormous powers. These powers can cure any kind of disease or illness.[2]They offer Mavilakku, a dish made up of jaggery, ghee and rice flour.[3]

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is the second wealthiest temple in Tamil Nadu after Palani Murugan temple.[4] More than a thousand devotees visit Samayapuram on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays. These are holy days for Mariamman.


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  2. "Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, Samyapuram, Trichy, Beta". Archived from the original on 2019-04-08. Retrieved 2017-01-20.
  3. "Samayapuram, Trichy - Find things to do, photos, ratings and reviews".
  4. "Samayapuram temple earns 1.8cr by selling tonsured hair". The Times of India.