Arulmigu Mariamman Temple Punnainallur

Name of Mother : Goddess Muthu Mari Amman

Pooja Kalams : Four Kalams

Pooja Time From : 6.00 am - 8.30 pm

Sacred Tree : Neem tree

Location : 5 Km East of Thanjavur on Thanjavur - Nagapattinam Road.

Last Kumbabishegam was held on 27.06.2004.

The main Deity is made of earth (Putruman)
There is no daily Abishekam.
Once in 5 years Thil Abishekam is conducted for 48 days.
During summer the main Deity perspires and signs of perspirations are visible. This is a famous pilgrimage and it is common belief that small pox could be cured by intake of Abisheka milk.
Daily Abishekam is conducted to Sri Vishnu Durga located in the Sanctum sanctorum.
On an average thousands worship at the temple daily
Crowd will be larger on Sundays
All Aavani Sundays are specially auspicious and the temple is opened from 5 am to 12 midnighnt. The annual festival Brahmotsavam conducted in the month of Avani. Car procession is taken on the last Sunday of Avani month
There is no entrance fee, but Rs. 10/- is charged for entry into special entrance for quick dharshanam.

Goddess Muthu Mari Amman

     Originally the presiding Deity was consecrated by Sri Sadasiva Brahamendar. The present temple was constructed by Mahratta kings in 17 th Century, Kumbabishegam was performed in 1950 by Shri Raja Ram Raja Saheb with the blessing of Shri Padagacheri Swamigal. Further Kumbabishegam was performed in 1987. Now Renovation works are in full swing with the support of donors and Kumbabishegam is expected to be performed in 2004.


1. Annadhanam is daily conducted under Honorable Chief minister Annadhanam Scheme

2. Any donor depositing Rs 25,000/- can have the Annadhanam in any one day of his choice in a year.

3. Donations for the Annadhanam scheme are exempt from income tax act under sec. 80G(5)(Vi)

Present Rate
Rs. 500.00
Rs. 1000.00
Annadhanam(for 100 Persons for one day)
Rs. 2500 .00

     For all the above services a permanent endowment scheme is available, by which the above services will be made in the name of the donor, subject to confirmation of the temple administration about the availability of the day on payment of an amount equivalent to 20 times of the respective pooja rate. The amount will be deposited into a bank, and the interest received from the same will be utilized for the above Pooja.

Phone : Phone Number: 91-04362-267740