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Kottai Mariamman Temple - Tamilnadu

Kottai Mariamman Temple

A 500 years old temple in Tamil Nadu


  • Purattasi Navarathri in September-October
  • Chitra Paurnami festival in April-May
  • Vasantha Utsav (Summer festival) in Vaikasi (May-June)
  • Aani Tirumanjanam in June-July
  • Tirukarthigai in November-December
  • Month of Aadi - All Friday, special poojas will be offered

Special Features

  • All three Shaktis – Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi grace in this temple
  • Devotees seek the permission of the Goddess through flowers before planning any function in their homes and before starting a business.
  • Couples pray here for eternal conjugal unity.
  • Majority of the devotees pray for cure from measles
  • Realizing their boons, devotees perform Abishek to the Goddess, contribute to the temple depending on their means and arrange feeding of meals (Annadhanam).
  • All the 3 forms of the goddesses are Swayambu (natural)
  • There is also a Mariamman here as a child. There is a face on Her belly too, wearing a crown. It is explained that the Goddess holds the demon she destroyed. Tippu Sultan built his fortress here only for his army. Fort in Tamil means Kottai, hence the Amman is named Kottai Mariamman. The Goddess is also known as Koteeswari Mari amman

Opening Timings:

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Near By Railway Station: Tirupur

Near By Airport:Coimbatore