Gowmariamman is a unique form of Mother Goddess worshipped in many temples in Tamil Nadu. She is both fierce and benign form of Goddess Shakti. In some temples, Goddess Gowmariamman is considered to be one among the Sapta Matrikas. The Sapta Matrikas are Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshwari, Kaumari, Varahi, Indrani and Chamundi.
Goddess Kaumari is the Gowmariamman in Tamil Culture.
The most popular temple dedicated to Goddess Gowmariamman is located at Theni in Tamil Nadu.
Goddess Gowmariamman is worshipped for finding relief from illnesses. She is also the protector of crops and live stocks. It is with her blessings children remain safe from all kinds of evil and diseases.
In some temples, Goddess Gowmariamman blesses couples who have no issues with children.