Place Category: Hindu Temples
Coventry Arulmighu Shree Muthumariamman Temple is a Hindu Temple in Coventry.
Through the years since the temple’s inception, many devotees have flocked to see Shree Muthumariamman to shower her with their love and devotion. Since the Temple started several devotees have also experienced many miracles at the temple and throng every week to participate in the pujas and other special functions that are conducted throughout the year. Shree Muthumariamman at Coventry has told the Oracle to many devotees and solved problems.
Every significant event in their lives, such as the purchase of a new home or a wedding or the birth of a child, the purchase of a new car, etc.,are celebrated by obtaining the blessings of Divine Mother Muthumariamman.
It is believed by the devotees that the Goddess has enormous powers over curing prolonged illnesses & disabilities and hence, it is a ritual to buy small metallic replicas, made with silver or steel, of various body parts that need to be cured, and these are deposited in the donation box.
The Goddess Muthumariamman is very powerful, devotees wishes are fulfilled by the Goddess. Devotees vary with different wishes, seeking wedding, child, job, health and solution for family problems etc. Persons affected by Chickenpox and Smallpox come to this place and pray the Goddess for speedy recovery. Divine Water is sprinkled on them after Pooja and they get recovered very quickly. The Divine Water is stored in a big bowl which people take as Prasad and medicine for curing small pox and vision related problems. Those facing skin problems offer Salt as prayer commitment. Many light lamps in lime fruit cups.
Devotees offer prayer by rolling themselves around the Shrine (Moolasthanam) known as body circumambulation (Angapradatchinam.), carry fire pots and mavilakku, offer Kanmalar – a copper or silver piece engraved with eye symbol.
By lighting 23 lamps, people pray to her to attain rank in studies.
Devotees offer new sari to Mother Amman, pongal – pudding nivedhana, lime fruit garlands perform abishekam and light lamps in the shrine.
Women worship Coventry Muthumariamman on Monday, Tuesdays and Fridays for a match of their liking and imagination with all longevity to their mangal sutras during their whole life span. This is their staunch belief. For child boon, women pray in the temple continuously for nine Fridays.
There is also a swing mandap. The foot prints of Ambica is on the swing. Women seeking child boon move the swing to and fro with their prayers