Arulmigu Samayapuram Maariamman Temple History

About Temple

  • Temple - Samayapuram - Kannanur
  • Goddess - Arulmigu Maariamman
  • Holy Tank - Peruvalai Canal, Theppa Kulam
  • Tree for the Temple - Vembu (Neem Tree)
  • Special - Pirarthanai Thalam (Wishes fulfilled by Goddess)
  • Abishega Theertham of Goddess cured diseases and give the life to peoples.

Temple Special Features

Sakthi Theertham

  • This is the sub river of The Great River Cauvery. It's called as "PERUVALAI VAAIKAAL".
  • It's called as Punitha Sakthi Theertham. It situated in south side of South Car street
  • Holy Tank - Peruvalai Canal, Theppa Kulam

Mahamaayee Theertham

  • It's situated north west side of samayapuram maariamman temple and left side to Samayapuram, near Tiruchi-Chennai highway.
  • This Theertam used for Thepporsava Festival.
  • At the time of Mahamaham here Water become more.

Jadaayu Theertham

  • ThisThis holy tank situated the south side of Arulmigu Kanagaambikai Udanurai Sri Muktheeswarar Temple and the South East side of Arulmigu Maariamman Temple.
  • This theertham related to the epic of Raamaayana. God give mukthi to Jadaayu in this place.

Ganga Theertham

  • This is near to the easter side of Arulmigu Ujjaini Ohm Kaaliamman Temple(Sub temple of Arulmigu Maariamman Temple) and south east side of Arulmigu Maariamman Temple.
  • As per Vikiramaathithan prayer River Gangaa Devi appeared here. For Vikiramaathitha's Kaali Pooja, this theertham used.
  • This is the most powerful theertham to rectify diseases, pshcylogical disorders.

  • Vembu(Neem) Tree is the tree for this Temple. It's another one shape of Our Holy Mother Mahaa Maari. In our traditional culture always see and worshiped based on this concept. Neem have more medical qualities.
  • In this temple, The beautiful idol of "AAYIRAM KANNUDAIYAAL" invented in the anthill under this tree. Now also she sitted infront of this tree.
  • Each and every things in neem related to Mahamaari.

The Temple is Situated in the Chennai - Trichy National Highway 15 K.M. from Trichy. Trichy can be reached by train from Chennai, Madurai , and places, and also by airways from Chennai. The Goddess Mariamman is very powerful, devotees. wishes are fulfilled by the Goddess . Persons affected by Chickenpox and Smallpox come to this place, stay here and pray the Goddess for speedy recovery. Abisheka Theertham (Divine Water) is sprinkled on them after Pooja and they get recovered very quickly. There is a separate rest hall for their stay in the temple.

In ancient time This region was ruled by Chola Kings. Samayapuram is also known by the names Kannanur, Kannanpuram, Vikramapuram and Mahalipuram in ancient times. Flower sprinkling (Poochoridal) festival is conducted during the month of March and Chithirai Car festival is conducted during the month of April. Devotees offer prayer by rolling themselves around the temple prakaram (corridor) known as Angapradatchinam.

Other Temples

  1. Arulmigu Sellaandi Amman Thirukkovil, Kannanoor
  2. Arulmigu Pojeeswarar Thirukkovil, Samayapuram
  3. Arulmigu Aadhi Maariamman Thirukkovil, Einaam Samayapuram
  4. Arulmigu Ujjaini Ohm Kaaliamman Thirukkovil, Maakaalikudi
  5. Arulmigu Muktheeswarar Thirukkovil, Maakaalikkudi
  6. (These Five Temples under control in Samayapuram Arulmigu Maariamman Thirukkoil Administration)

    The Temple is Situated in the Chennai - Trichy National Highway 15 K.M. from Trichy. Trichy can be reached by train from Chennai, Madurai, and places, and also by airways from Chennai.

    Favourable Days to Worship Goddess are Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

Opening Hours

From Morning 5.30 am to Night 9.00 pm.(In Festival Days it may be changed)