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Karumariamman Temple at Thiruverkadu in Tamil Nadu



Karumariamman Temple at Thiruverkadu in Tamil Nadu is an ancient shrine dedicated to Goddess Karumariamman, a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. This is a powerful temple and numerous deities are worshipped in the shrine. The shrine is around 12 km from Chennai Koyambedu.


The murti of Karumariamman worshipped in the temple is made of wood.

Sun’s rays fall on the murti two times in a year.

A unique offering here is ‘lock.’ Yajna with red chillies are performed on Amavasi day.
The subsidiary deities worshipped in the temple are Ganesha, Navgrahas, Muruga with his consort Valli and Daivayani, Srinivasa Padmavati and Hanuman. There are small shrines dedicated to Dakshinamurti, Angala Parameswari, Ganapati, Gayatri, Goddess Lakshmi, Rajarajeswari, Savitri and Goddess Durga.

The temple is also noted for its festivals especially in Aadi month.