Nachikurichi Madhavai Amman temple
Nachikurichi is a small village near the city of Trichinopoly in Tamil Nadu.In this village there is a temple of village Gods and Goddesses . In front of the temple on both sides are temples of Lord Muruga with Valli and devanai and Lord Ganesa with Sidhi and Budhi, As soon as enter the temple are huge trees of neem and peepul. These are considered as temple trees. Below the trees is a big hall with God sambhavan. Devotees believe that by sitting and meditating peace descends in to out mind quickly.. In the outer corridor of the temples , there are temples for Madhurai veeran and nagappar. Those who have dosha in their horoscope due to rahu and Kethu , bring Nagar statues and keep them before Nagappar and worship them .People who have snake bite are brought to this temple and if they worship Nagappar , the effect of poison is considerably reduced.. There is also a believe that no one is bitten by a snake in this village.If some one sees a snake in the house , they bring a mud pot and keep it near the snake. It seems the snake of its own enters the pot. Then the snake is brought to Nagappar temple and left there, this Nagappa swamy is the clan God for many families surrounding the temple . In the corridor there are temples for Periyanna swami, Panayadi Karuppaswamy. This Karuppaswamy temple is below two huge Palmyrah palms in the temple,People believe that by praying to Nagappa swami and Periyanna swamy the effect of black magic done by others can be removed..In the middle of the temple is the temple of Saptha Mathas.Vaishnavi who is in the middle of the saptha Mathas is called Madhavai amman.On full moon days special pooja and Abhishekam are offered to Madhavai Amman.In the month of Masi there is a 15 day festival in this temple. People regardless of caste or religion participate in this festival.
This village is 5 km from Trichy central bus stand and the temple is open from 6 Am to 12 noon and 4PM to 8 Pm.