Mutharamman Temple at Kulasekarapattinam in Tamil Nadu



Mutharamman Temple at Kulasekarapattinam in Tamil Nadu is around 12 km from Tiruchendur and 60 km from Thoothukudi. This ancient temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvathi and Shiva. Although the main deity in the temple is Swayambhu Shivling – importance is given go Goddess Parvathi as Mutharamman.

The temple is located on the sea shore and Shiva and Goddess Parvati are in the same sanctum sanctorum and faces north.

The most important festivals in the temple are Navratri and Aadi Festival. In the three-day Aadi festival, Shiva and Parvathi appear as Kuravan and Kurathi.

Like other forms of Mother Goddess, Mutharamman hears the prayers of her devotees and cures diseases. The temple is also famous as many mentally retarded people found relief after offering prayers here. Another belief is that Goddess Mutharamman helps devotees in overcoming loss in agriculture and business.

The puja rituals in the temple are in line with the famous Madurai Meenakshi Temple.

Mutharamman Temple Daily Puja Timing
Morning Puja and Darshan is from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Evening Puja and Darshan is from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM