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  NARTHAMALAI - MARIAMMAN TEMPLE

The historicity of Narthamali, the rest-while capital of Mutharaiya kings seems vying with the spiritual glory of temple, built in circular shape and proved itself a star attraction for one and all of the temples extant. The largely visited. Mother Mariamman koil occupies first place among the surrounding ones. It is as popular as Muthu Mariamman Koil and its hold oil the mass defies description. Daily prayers are conducted with great religious fervour. Noted for easy accessibility and showering boons to the satisfaction of the adorers, her popularity is mounting higher as evidenced by the celebration of annual festival called Poochorial held in April which draws lakhs of people. The temple complex is quite extensive and accommodates huge crowds. Fair is held on this occasion and it lasts for 10 days. The prayer services offered then are of many types and the lusty participation by lakhs of devotees speaks of its ethereal glory. As the place is containing pre-historic burial grounds, visitation by scholars for research has become a regular feature and the existence of famous Kadambar malai temple is its additional point for its rising fame.

It lies near Pollachi, accessible by bus.

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