Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur - History, Timings, Festivals & Address!

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple is located on Mettupalayam - Erode Main Road, 8 Kms from Avinashi. Next only to Bannari Amman, this is the second most popular Mariamman temple in the Kongu region. This temple is located on Mettupalayam - Erode Main Road, 8 Kms from Avinashi.

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur Legends

Karuvalur refers to the holy place where rishi 'Sundaramoorthy Nayanar' meditated and 'Lord Shiva' heeded to the prayers and brought back the life of an infant. The child earlier drifted away by a crocodile came back unharmed. The name of this place (karuvalur) is related to the history of Avinashi - Shiva temple, while saint Sundaramoorthy nayanar was praying to lord Shiva to give back the dead child alive. His prayer was answered immediately, clouds formed and there was a heavy rain fall, after which the tank was full and the crocodile gave back the child alive. The place where the clouds formed was named karuvalur after this incident.

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur History

The architecture of this temple is similar to the Nayakkar period architecture. A temple was built here to mark the incident. The temple symbolizes the Nayakkar architecture. The uniqueness of this temple is that the Godess Mariamman's idol is depicted in standing position, while in other places it is in sitting position. It is believed that the Goddess cures ailments like Chicken pox & Eye diseases. The water from the temple tank is considered to have medicinal properties to cure eye diseases.

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur Opening Time

The Temple is open from 05.00 A.M to 08.00 P.M

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur Pooja Details


Pooja Name



Kalasanthi Pooja

6.00 A.M


Uchikala Pooja

12.00 A.M


Sayaratchai Pooja

06.00 P.M

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur Festivals

  • Chithirai kanni Pooja
  • Vaikasi Ammavasai Pooja
  • Aadi Peruku
  • Avani Kumbabishekam
  • Purattasi - Navarathri Pooja will be celebrated for 10 days.
  • Aippasi - On Deepavali Special poojas will be done.
  • Karthigai Deepam
  • Margazhi - Mangalya Pooja
  • Thai - Magara Pooja
  • Maasi - Mahaliamman Saattu
  • Panguni - Thiru Ther Festival

How to Reach Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur?

Nearest Bus Stand is Karuvalur Bus Stand (3.0 km).This place is well connected to Tiruppur, Erode & Coimbatore.

Karuvalur Mariamman Temple Tirupur Address

Arulmigu Mariamman Temple,
Karuvalur, Avinashi Taluk,
Tirupur - 641 670,
Phone: 04296 - 288254,
Phone (Clerk): 99761 42204,
Phone (E.O): 9442569916.

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