Friday, March 14, 2014

Muthu pillai Palayam Naga Muthu Mariyamman

Muthu pillai Palayam Naga Muthu Mariyamman
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 This place is  near  Pondichery town, You have to travel 2 km   from the Pondichery bus stand on the  Vilayannur road to reach this temple. It seems once upon a time a farmer was growing ash gourd in his fields which were  in the place where the temple stands. One day , one well grown ash gourd plant stood up   in the form of a hooded serpent. That farmer called all the villagers  to see this greatmiraculous happening.,. Then the goddess entered one lady  who had come there and she it seems told, “I am Nagamuthu Mariamman. I can be seen in this field with this form   for 45 more days.If you build a temple for me here, I would see that this village remains always prosperous.”
   As per her wish the local people built a temple for her in that spot. And that goddess is fulfilling the requests of all her devotees from there.

     The goddess faces north in this temple. She looks extremely merciful with four hands and is made of mud.. With her in the temple are Lord Ganesa, Lord Subrahmanya, Lord Ayyappa   and Lord Kathavarayan. In the moth of Adi there is a three day festival at this temple..On Chithra Pournami day the Goddess is anointed with milk.On Vinayaka Chathurthi day also there are special worships.

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