Thursday, May 12, 2016

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple, Tirupur

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple, Tirupur
Karuvalur Mariamman Temple is located on Mettupalayam - Erode Main Road, 8 Kms from Avinashi. Next only to Bannari Amman, this is the second most popular Mariamman temple in the Kongu region. This temple is located on Mettupalayam - Erode Main Road, 8 Kms from Avinashi.






Legends
Karuvalur refers to the holy place where rishi 'Sundaramoorthy Nayanar' meditated and 'Lord Shiva' heeded to the prayers and brought back the life of an infant. The child earlier drifted away by a crocodile came back unharmed. The name of this place (karuvalur) is related to the history of Avinashi - Shiva temple, while saint Sundaramoorthy nayanar was praying to lord Shiva to give back the dead child alive. His prayer was answered immediately, clouds formed and there was a heavy rain fall, after which the tank was full and the crocodile gave back the child alive. The place where the clouds formed was named karuvalur after this incident.






The Temple
The architecture of this temple is similar to the Nayakkar period architecture. A temple was built here to mark the incident. The temple symbolizes the Nayakkar architecture. The uniqueness of this temple is that the Godess Mariamman's idol is depicted in standing position, while in other places it is in sitting position. It is believed that the Goddess cures ailments like Chicken pox & Eye diseases. The water from the temple tank is considered to have medicinal properties to cure eye diseases.






Temple Opening Time
The Temple is open from 05.00 A.M to 08.00 P.M
Pooja Details
S.No
Pooja Name
Timing
1.
Kalasanthi Pooja
6.00 A.M
2.
Uchikala Pooja
12.00 A.M
3.
Sayaratchai Pooja
06.00 P.M
Pooja Fees Structure
S.No
Pooja Details
Amount
1.
Archanai
Rs 3.00 /-
2.
Coconut
Rs 1.00 /-
3.
Abishegam
Rs 20.00 /-
4.
Milk Abishegam
Rs 5.00 /-
5.
Abishegam Kattalai
Rs 500.00 /-
6.
Maa Vilaku
Rs 10.00 /-
7.
Ghee Deepam
Rs 3.00 /-
8.
Pongal
Rs 25.00 /-
9.
Mudi Kanikkai
Rs 10.00 /-
10.
Kaadhu Kuthal
Rs 10.00 /-
11.
Artha Mandapam Entrance
Rs 10.00 /-
12.
Thanga Kavasam Satruthal
Rs 100.00 /-
13.
Velli Kavasam Satruthal
Rs 75.00 /-
14.
Abishegam
Rs 20.00 /-
15.
Pirathanai Thirumuga Ticket
Rs 10.00 /-
16.
Vasthiram Kaanikai / Paathiram Kaanikai
Rs 10.00 /-
17.
Pooja for Two / Four Wheelers
Rs 10.00 /-
Festivals
·        Chithirai kanni Pooja
·        Vaikasi Ammavasai Pooja
·        Aadi Peruku
·        Avani Kumbabishekam
·        Purattasi - Navarathri Pooja will be celebrated for 10 days.
·        Aippasi - On Deepavali Special poojas will be done.
·        Karthigai Deepam
·        Margazhi - Mangalya Pooja
·        Thai - Magara Pooja
·        Maasi - Mahaliamman Saattu
·        Panguni - Thiru Ther Festival
Contact
Arulmigu Mariamman Temple,
Karuvalur, Avinashi Taluk,
Tirupur - 641 670
Phone (Clerk): 99761 42204
Phone (E.O): 9442569916 
Connectivity
By Road:
Nearest Bus Stand is Karuvalur Bus Stand (3.0 km).This place is well connected to Tiruppur, Erode & Coimbatore.
By Train:
Nearest Railway Station is Tiruppur Railway Station (28 Kms).
By Air:
Nearest Airport is Coimbatore Airport (47 Kms).

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