Erode Peria Mariamman Temple

Peria Mariamman Temple is located opposite to the Erode Corporation Building in the city of Erode. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Mariamman. The temple is believed to have been built by the Kongu Cholas around 1200 years ago.

The area covered by the temple complex is 3500 sq. ft. The temple of Goddess Mariamman is believed to have the power to cure ailments such as chicken pox, small pox and high temperatures.

Erode Peria Mariamman Temple Timings

The temple is open on all days from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Pooja Details of Erode Peria Mariamman Temple

Pooja to the main deity Mariamman is performed everyday as follows:

  • Kalasandhi – 7:00 AM
  • Utchikala – 12:00 AM
  • Sayarakshai – 7:30 PM

Temple Festivals of Erode Peria Mariamman Temple

The festivals observed in the temple are as follows:

  • Panguni Festival (March-April)
  • Kambam Naduthal
  • Maa Vilakku
  • Pongal
  • Therottam (Temple Car procession)
  • Manjal Neerattu

The celebrations starting from Kambam Naduthal to Manjal Neerattu takes 20 days and is celebrated with all pomp and gaiety.

How to reach Erode Peria Mariamman Temple

The temple is located at around 2.6 kilometres from the Erode bus stand. Salem is 60 kilometres and Coimbatore is 100 kilometres away from the temple. Erode Railway Station (1.6 kilometres away) is the nearest station. The nearest airport is at Coimbatore (around 92 kilometres away).