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Sri Mari Amman temple

Moolavar : Mari Amman
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : NA
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Ozhugai Mangalam
District : Nagapattinam
State : Tamil Nadu




   The temple celebrates Chithirai Tamil New Year Day falling almost on April 14; Panguni Great Festival in March-April; Navarathri in September-October and Thai first day-Pongal in Tamilnadu - falling almost on January 14.

Temple's Speciality:

   Presiding deity Mother Mari Amman is a swayambumurthi.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Mari Amman Temple, Ozhugai Mangalam, Nagapattinam.



General Information:

   The temple has shrines for Mother Seethala Parameswari, Kathavarayan, Pechi Amman and Karuppan.


   People pray here for harmony among couples, re-union of families after separation, for family prosperity and welfare of future generations.

Thanks giving:

   Devotees offer sari to Mother Amman, pongal ? pudding nivedhana and perform abishek in Aadi month ? July-August and light lamps in the shrine.

Greatness Of Temple:

   Theerthavari in Mahimalai River is celebrated on the Aadi Perukku ? 18th day of Aadi in July-August.? Mother Seethala Parameswari, Kathavarayan, Pechi Amman and Karuppan grace the devotees from their respective shrines.? People use to dissolve pepper, sugar and salt in the temple tank so that some boils in the body and worries in mind also would be dissolved and pure health restored.? People tie yellow thread in the Neem tree of the temple for wedding boon and tie cradles for child boon.

Temple History:

   Mother Mari Amman is a swayambumurthi found from a place where a cow was pouring milk, 1500 years ago.? The place is also known as Ozhugai Mangalam ? Ozhugai means milk pouring in this context.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Mother Mari Aamman is a swayambumurthi.?

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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