Arulmigu Kottai Periya Mariamman Temple, Salem

The Goddess Kottai Periya Mari reliever her devotees from all diseases and physical troubles. The diseases such as small pox and chicken pox are completely cured by the Goddess, when the affected person devotionaly pray.Likewise for the other physical disturbance and troubles, the devoties used to pray The God and they will come to the temple and they will make Angapradhashanam by way of coming around the temple in rolling the entire body on the temple prakaram.By way of submitting kannikkais such as doll having the appearance of human being, the Kannadakkam, which is made up of a Gold, Silver or metal plate bearing the impression of eye of human being, for the curing their eye problem, by the Goddess.The devoties also used to put kum-kum along with salt on the Palipeedam of the temple for the relieving of the troubles in their business, agriculture and protecting the cattles from diseases. It is the sole belief of the devoties that the Goddess is protecting them from all sorts of natural and unnatural calamities.

This temple was built during the periods of Chara Kings, as the present Salem District then belongs to Chara Nadu. The said place where the temple was built up was called as Fort. In the said Fort the then rulers built two temples, one Perumal Temple and another Mariamman Temple. The place where the Perumal and Mariamman temples built were called as Fort, the Fort was then guarded by the soldiers of Chara Kings.

Pooja Timing

Pooja Details
1 Temple Opening 06.00 A.M
2 Abhishekam and Alankaram 06:30 A.M
3 Uchi Kaalam 12:30 A.M
4 Abhishekam and Alankaram 04.00 P.M
5 Saaya Ratchai 06.30 P.M
6 Temple Closing 08.00 P.M

Temple Opening Time

Morning :   06.00 AM To 2.00 P.M

Evening :   04.00 PM To 09.00 P.M

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