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Sri Pillaivayal Kaliamman Temple, Paiyur Pillaivayal 

During the Muslim invasions, Hindu temples were destroyed. With a determination to save the idol, the people of the place hid the idol in a canal well While desilting the well after many years, the idol was found by the people and they installed it in the temple. The Goddess is now protecting the people who saved her idol earlier. As the temple exists in the midst of green fields (Vayal), the Goddess is named Pillaivayal Kaliamman, it is said.

The importance of the temple is that Goddess blesses people with child boon. Devotees firmly believe if they pray here, they will have the child next year.

Women awaiting marriage pray here each Friday lighting lamps to the deity so that their wedding materializes earlier. Also the lamp lighting is followed for protection of children born and to be born.

Speciality of Sri Pillaivayal Kaliamman Temple, Paiyur Pillaivayal

The officials of the Museum department who undertook a study on the temple and the idol of the deity had confirmed that the idol was made in Andhra 500 years ago.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Pillaivayal Kaliamman Temple, Paiyur Pillaivayal

  • On the first Friday in the month of Aadi each year, the Kappukattu (commencing festivals) and Theemidhi (walking on fire pit) festival begins and ends on the last Friday with flower raining (Poo choridal) is celebrated in the temple. Also special pujas are performed each month.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Pillaivayal Kaliamman Temple, Paiyur Pillaivayal

Sri Pillaivayal Mariamman Temple, Pillaivayal, Paiyur, Sivaganga district.

Phone Number: –

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One Response to "Sri Pillaivayal Kaliamman Temple, Paiyur Pillaivayal "

  1. Navneet Dhoot says:

    when is poo choridal festival in sivaganga?

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