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Thandu Mariamman Kovil Coimbatore – Dhandumariamman Temple in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu

Dhandumariamman Temple in Coimbatore is dedicated to Mother Goddess Amman. Thandu Mariamman Kovil is located at Uppilipalayam locality in Avinashi Road in Coimbatore. Legend has it that a soldier in the army of Tippu Sultan found the murti (idol) of Goddess Thandu Mariamman among neem trees. The story has it that that the soldier then built a small temple and the fame of the murti spread wide and large number of people started visiting the place. The present temple is more than 300 years old.

Thandu or Dhandu means the place where soldiers erect their tent during war and other expeditions. As Mariamman was found in a Dhanu she came to be known as Thandu Mariamman or Dhandumariamman.

Apart from the murti of Thandu Mariamman in the main sanctum sanctorum, the temple houses murtis of Ganapati, Goddess Durga, Shiva as Dakshinamurti under Kallala Tree, Goddess Lakshmi, Saraswati, Muruga, Gajalakshmi and Mahishasuramardini form of Durga.

Goddess Samayapuram Mariamman, Kamatchiamman, Dhanalakshmi, Ayanamariamman, Gayathri, Komari, Lakshmi and Dhandumari are found on the holy Vimana of the temple.

Navgrahas and Ashtalakshmi murtis can also be seen in the temple.

Deities Karuprayan and Muniyappan are also part of the pantheon of deities in the temple.

The most important festival in the temple is held in the Chithirai Month (April – May).

Opening and Closing Time:
6:00 AM to 1:00 PM
4:00 PM to 9:00 PM 

Contact Address:
Arulmigu Dhandumariamman Temple,
Avinashi Road,
- 641018
Phone  : 0422 - 2300360