Saturday, March 19, 2016

Nachikurichi Madhavai Amman temple

Nachikurichi Madhavai Amman temple

Compiled   by
P.R.Ramachander

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.

  

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