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Karur Mariamman Temple, Karur


Karur Mariamman Temple is located in Karuvur and is one of the major temples of the region. It is the largest Amman temple the state. The annual festival of the temple celebrated in the month of May is the most auspicious day of the temple.

On this day ‘Kumbam’ is brought out of the temple and carried to the River Arkavati. A huge procession takes place for this occasion. The Kumbam is then immersed into the water. During this time of the year, everybody in the town celebrates the occasion.


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