Vandambalai Mahasakthi Mariyamman temple
This temple is situated in the banks of river Cauvery 6 km away from Thiruvarur in the Thiruvarur-Mayiladuthurai road. It is a very huge temple facing the east. You first see the forms of Ashta Lakshmis as soon you enter the temoke.On the left site Karuppayi Amman who holds Subrahmanya on his lap has a small temple.Ladies without children come here to worship the Goddess They take the rice an turmeric powder home. They add the rice to the rice copoked daily and apply the turmeric on themselves after bath..It seems within 48 days , they will be in a family way. They all come back and offer pOngal to this Goddess.Next you would come across Pechayi Amman.U It is believed she removes all attacks of black magic on all villagers. Then there is a temple of Kalludayaan who is the family god of many people of this area..Then towards right you would see Karupanna sami riding on An elephant..Ift is a custom to salute him and then only enter the main temple.Then you enter the temple of Maha sakthi mariyamman.She is supposed to cure all pox diseases. Amman has a yen day festival in the Chithirai month.Daily the Amman comes out amd visits the villagers When you come out of the temple on your lrft you would see Kathavarayan, Aryamb, Bommi and Thottikati Chinnan . The temple is open from 9 Am to 8 Pm.