Agasa mariamman temple, main deity in the form of light as a folk goddess
Agasa mariamman temple, goddess without the idol- pooja timings
Agasa mariamman temple is one of the famous mariyamman kovils in tamil nadu, dedicate to goddess amman. agasa mari amman temple enshrines without a particular idol and goddess represent the form of light. nachiyar kovil is the actaul location of this temple at kumbhakonam in tamil nadu. the prime deity also known as mother samayapurathal. devotees reach at this temple to clear the obstacles in marriage and having a suitable life partner by the blessings of mari amman. there will be not conducting any abhishegams to the deity but it will performed on the stone in front of the temple.
Mavilakku is the special offering to goddess durga which is made of rice and jaggery. raw salt is another favorite offering to durga. this is one of the wealthiest temples in tamilnadu. fridays and tuesdays are the holy days in th temple and thousands of devotees headed to agasa mariamman temple on these particular days. mari amma is a tamil folk goddess, mari amman moorty has several temples all over the state. rituals performed in the temple does not following the vedic methods, it usually following folk dances too much. pongal and koozh are the main offering in the temple. it is believed that the deity flew over the sky, so that it known as agasa mariamman kovil.
Ten day annual festival hosts here and the lemon garland is the holy substance will obtain after the rituals in festival days. raja rajeswari is the formation of goddess with grasses for 10 days, these 10 days are very important events in agasa mari amman kovil. it located 10 km away from kubhakonam bus stand. the nearest rail head is focused at kumbhakonam. the nearest airport is also at kumbhakonam. so it is very easy to access to the destination.
morning- 6.00 am to 12 noon
evening- 4.00 am to 8.00 pm