Temples of Coimbatore

Arulmigu Mari Amman Thirukoil - Karuvalur

This temple is located on Mettupalayam - Erode Main Road, 8 Kms from Avinashi.

'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.

A temple was built here to mark the incident.The temple symbolises 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 Chiken pox, Eye diseases.

Dharshan Timings
6.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Daily Poojas
At 5.00 a.m. - Adhikalai Pooja, 12.00 noon - Ucchikala Pooja, 6 p.m - Sayangala Pooja

Auspicious Occassions in the Temple

  • Chithirai - Chithirai kani Pooja
  • Vaikasi - Ammavasai Pooja
  • Aadi - Aadi Peruku
  • Avani - Kumbabeshekam
  • Purattasi - Navarathiri Pooja
  • Aippasi - Deepavali
  • Karthigai - Deepam
  • Margazhi - Mangalya Pooja
  • Thai - Magara Pooja
  • Maasi - Mahaliamman Saattu
  • Panguni - Thiru Ther

Arulmigu Mari Amman Thirukoil
Karuvalur, Avinashi Taluk
Coimbatore - 641 670

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