Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, History, Timings, Pooja details

Samayapuram Temple History

It is believed that those who are suffering Chicken Pox, Small Pox will be relieved by sprinkling holy water. This Abhishekam Theertham (holy water) will be sprinkled after Pooja.

It is believed that Goddess Sakthi safeguards the devotees who believe her truly. Pushpa Yagotsavam (Flower festival) will be celebrated during the month of Mar. Rathotsavam (Car festival) will be celebrated in Chitirai month.

Angapradakshinam will be performed daily at this temple. It is believed that King Dasaratha worshipped Mariamman at Samayapuram.

Devotees used to reach temple a day in advance and sleep at the temple premises.

The uniqueness of this temple is that Goddess Mariamman will go on fast for 28 days from the last Sunday during Masi month. On these special days, Nivedana will not be performed only fruits and flour will be offered during this time. On the last day, Pushpa Yagotsavam will be performed with a variety of flowers and this festival called by Poo Choridal.

The main deity is made out of Clay hence Abhishekam with liquids are not available. Only flower abhisheka will be performed for the Goddess.

Thai Poosam will be celebrated in a grand for 11 days. During this time Goddess will be taken out in a procession on different Vahanams.

Samayapuram Temple Timings

During Margali Month: 4:30 am – 9:30 pm

On other Tamil months: 5:30 am – 9:30 pm

How to reach Samayapuram Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Tiruchirapalli which is 20 km away.

By Train

  1. The direct train is available from all parts of Tamil Nadu and nearby states to Tiruchirapalli. Temple is 20 km from railway station

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Tiruchirapalli bus station to the temple with good frequency.

Samayapuram Temple Images

Reference Link: History


  1. I would like to have Darshanamand seek Mothers Blessings.. I would like to travel from tirupathi to Samayapuram. Kindly guide me on the Timings, route, mode of transport, on the 16th of August, 2017.

    • HI Sir,

      you can get the buses from tirchinapally and from there you can board the bus directly to samayapuram, temple remains open since morning 6 am to 9pm.


    • Tirupati to Vellore to Tiruvannamalai to Villupuram to Samayapuram

  2. What time the temple closes and opens in the afternoon

  3. Chatting and getting very good responces and reply very great and useful for planning

  4. sir,
    I wanted god’s snap

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