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Sri Kottai Mariamman temple

Moolavar : Kottai Mariamman (Koteeswari Mari)
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Mari Amman
Thala Virutcham : Neem tree
Theertham : Lotus Teppam
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : Tirupor
City : Tirupur
District : Tiruppur
State : Tamil Nadu




   Purattasi Navarathri in September-October, Chitra Poornima in April-May,Vasantha Utsav (summer festival) in Vaikasi (May-June), Aani Tirumanjanam in June-July, Tirukarthikai in November-December and Aadi Fridays are the festivals celebrated in the temple

Temple's Speciality:

   All three Shaktis ? Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi grace in the temple.

Opening Time:

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


   Sri Kottai Mariamman Temple, Tirupur.


   91- 0421 - 247 2200, 2484141.

General Information:

   There are shrines for Kasi Vinayaka, Balamurugan, Nagar, Karupparayar and Kannimar in the prakara of the 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.

Thanks giving:

   Realizing their boons, devotees perform abishek to the Goddess, contribute to the temple depending on their means and arrange feeding (Annadhanam).

Greatness Of Temple:


Temple History:

   A farmer living in this region was a staunch Shakti devotee.??He was rearing cows.??Keeping some quantity of milk for his family use, he used to give the excess milk to children of the place.??He could not get milk from one cow.??Suspecting that some may steal its milk, he closely observed the cow and found that it was pouring its milk at a spot. When he went nearer, he found a light at the spot.??Goddess appeared in his dream and told him that She was there.??The farmer informed the matter to the villagers.
All the people gathered there and found the idol of Goddess and built the temple.
Besides the Swayambu Goddess, there were also other two such swayambus. It is said that the three represent the main Goddesses ? Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi.
Amman on the right side is white in colour.
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 Ambal is named Kottai ariamman. The Goddess is also known as Koteeswari Mari.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Mariamman in this temple is swayambu in seperate shrine. In additional two swayambu Ambal is placed, left and right to main swayambu Mariamman. This makes grace in the temple.?

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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