Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is located in Srirangam town that is part of the Tiruchirappalli District. The Samayapuram temple is visited by hundreds of devotees each day and the temple is bursting at the seams on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays because a special puja or prayer is performed at the temple on these days. The devotees bring various sweets as offerings but the main offering is a sweet prepared using rice flour, ghee, dal and jiggery. This sweet is the MavilakkuMavu and is considered a favorite of the Gods.
The temple has a lot of religious significance for the people of the region who consider it no less than a pilgrim. A car festival is organized in the temple every year during the months of April and May. Another very popular festival is the Flower Festival that takes place in February or March. The Flower Festival is referred to as Poochorithal.
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