Punnai Nallur Mariamman Temple
Crossing the city of Tanjore in Tamil Nadu is Punnai Nallur Mariamma Temple is located six kilometers ahead of the Nagapattinam road, in Mariamman Kovil. Below are Mariamma temple timings, history, the best time to visit, and more.
Mariamma Temple is dedicated to Mata Parvati. The temple of Punnainalur Mariamman Devi is revered by the people of Tanjore and Tamil Nadu.
Located on the outskirts of the city of Tanjore, there is always a fair-like atmosphere around this temple.
Punnai Nallur Mariamman Temple Timings
On normal days the Mariamma Temple remains open from 5.30 am to 9.30 pm.
The temple can be visited on Sundays from 4.30 am to 9.45 pm. On Sundays, the crowd of devotees increases in the Mariamma Temple. The timing of different special pujas is also fixed in the Mariamma Temple.
Mariamma Temple History
There is a legend about the construction of this temple that the Maratha king Venkoji Maharaj Chhatrapati of Tanjore had a dream. The Goddess Parvati said in the dream that there is her idol in the forests of Punna. According to the indications of the dream, the king looked for the idol of the goddess and he found it. He built a huge temple and placed the idol in it. This temple was built in 1680. The corridor of the temple is quite long. The idols of the goddess have been made in different poses on the gopuram of the temple.
Local people believe that Maa Mariamman is very kind and whoever asks for her, Mariamman fulfills their wishes.
That’s why many people reach Mariamma Temple with their wishes. People also reach the temple for all kinds of rituals.
How to reach Punnai Nallur Mariamman Temple
You can go by road from Chennai. The distance between Chennai to Mariamma Temple is about 305 Km.
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