Arulmigu Kottai Marriamman and Sri Lakshmi Narayanar Temple, Salem Town.  

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  1. Arulmigu Kottai Mrrimmn:

    The temple is near old bus station of Salem. This is oldest temple in Salem. Kottai Marrimman is known as Malarmari. During pre British period she is supposed to be guardian deity of Salem fort

    The temple is situated on the banks of River Manimuttharu. Chera kings have contributed lot, for the development of the temple.

    The main Raja Gopuram is of seven tiers. We find pillars with beautiful carvings. There are about eight Mrriamman temples; around Salem, out of which Kottai Mari Amman is eldest deity.

    Any problem relating to Eyes and Stomach get cured by worshipping Mariamman here in this temple.

  2. Sri Lakshmi Narayanar Temple.

    Sri Lakshmi Narayanar Temple is about 2 kms from Salem Bus stand. The temple is located in 2nd Agrahara Street.

    The temple has a Raja Gopuram of three tiers. There is a stone pillar seen, as we enter inside.

    Lakshmi Narayanar is seen in sitting posture with Lakshmi Devi on his lap. Other deities seen in the temple are Sri Chakkratazhwar, Sri Vishvaksenar, Sri Nagaraja Ganapathy, Sri Ramanujar, Sri Danvanthri, Sri Andal, Sri Vishnu Durgai, Sri Lakshmi Haygreevar and Sri Hanuman.

    Stone inscriptions are there in the temple. Chera, Chola and Pandya Kings have worshiped Sri Lakshmi Narayanar here and they have contributed wealth to the temple.

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