Periya Mariamman Temple-Erode
Periya Mariamman Temple-Erode

Periya Mariamman Temple is located in the city of Erode, Tamil Nadu. It is said that the Kongu Cholas who ruled the region would have built the temple 1200 years ago. Arulmigu Periya Mariamman Temple is Located in the famous road of” prab road” and opposite to municipality office, Amman located in north side. The area of the temple is 3500 sq.ft. The temple is frequented by devotees irrespective of caste, creed and religious differentiation. Regional fairs and festivals such as Panguni Ther Thiruviza and Pongal are celebrated with zeal and pomp. Panguni Ther Thiruviza and Pongal is one of the special festivals of the temple. During this festival each and every family of the town will be offering and respecting the ‘Godess’ through their ‘Ma-vilaku’ workship. The Simha Vahana (Lion vehicle of Shakti) and a thoori appears majestically at the entrance.  There is a sculpture for Sage Parasurama. The Car of the temple has paintings of Lord Shiva and Lord Muruga. The car is designed as if it is borne by four elephants on four sides. All the mariammans have joined together in the car festival, where all communities across religions and castes are gathering for the celebration. It is a special feature of Erode Peria Mariamman Festival.


Periya mariamman temple
A view inside the Periya Mariamman Temple

As per the legend, ‘Mariamman’, Queen Goddess had a dynasty at the place. The entire temple is renovated in the year 1969 by devotees.  According to ‘Hindu Mythology’ Mariamman is the ‘Queen godess’ having ‘Her’ own dynasty where ‘she’ is situated further having the power to eradicate the illness due to excessive heat like small pox, chicken pox, high temperature. Hence, ‘Periamariamman’ is worshipped commonly without any caste, creed, and religion differentiation.

Opening Time

Morning 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Evening 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


  • Kalasandhi Pooja 7.00 A.M
  • Uchikala Pooja   12.00 Noon
  • Sayarachai Pooja  7.30 P.M


The importent festival of this temple is “Panguni Theervizha”, the festival will start first tuesday at month of panguni in every year. The festival will start in the first Tuesday of Panguni simultaneously at Periya Mariamman, Chinna Mariamman and Vaikkal Mariamman Temples.

  • Kambam Naduthal
  • Maa vilakku
  • Karagam Eduthal
  • Pongal
  • Theerottam
  • An Every year

     Chariot Festival

    Periya mariamman temple
    Car Festival of Periya mariamman temple

    puratasi Month Conducting 9 Days Navarathri Festival this temple.At this Time each days Amman Dharisanam Different views.

  1. Meenakshi
  2. Kamatchi
  3. Kasi Visalakshi
  4. Deepa Lakshmi
  5. Sorna lakshmi
  6. Sri galalakshmi
  7. Sri sagambari
  8. Sri Rajarajeswari
  9. Sri saraswati.
By Bus

The Periya Mariamman Temple is 2.6 km from the erode bus stand,directly Buses are available to this temple.Periya mariamman Temple is 60 Kilometers from salem and 100 Kilometers from Coimbatore.

By Train      

Nearest railway station is Erode railway station, 1.6 km from Periya Mariamman Temple to Erode railway station.

By Air

Nearest Airport is Coimbatore Airport, 91.9km distance between the Periya Mariamman temple to Coimbatore Airport.

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