Do you like to know about vandiyur mariamman teppakulam size, number of steps in it, opening time, allowed to bathe or not and more information about it? Here you can find.
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam is a big pond and it always has the water in it. The people coming to the temple can take a holy bath but should not use any soap or shampoo since it will pollute the water in the teppakulam. Also don’t put anything inside the water.
Try to keep the water clear and so others can also take bath. There are many fishes inside the pond which you can feed. Remember that the steps can be slippery and if you don’t know swimming then you should not go deeper.
You have to put your head inside the water for 3 times to release your sadness and to gain holy power from the God. The full vandiyur mariamman teppakulam size is 1000 feet in length and 950 feet in width. This makes it one of the biggest in teppakulam in the world, built in 1645 A.D.
The Vaigai River water can flow into the teppakulam since there is a connecting tunnel between the pond and the river. How many steps in the vandiyur mariamman teppakulam? There are over 25 steps in the teppakulam but some of them are inside the water. You can see them only when the pond gets dry.
During the Float festival, colourful lights (velaku) will be floated on the water of the pond during the dark night which is so fantastic to watch. Many people attend the temple during this festival and enjoy it with happiness and joy.
The water looks greenish due to the algae and plants present in the water. You have to reach the temple inside the tank by a boat or coracle (parisal). Some people just swim to reach it but it’s little dangerous. Vandiyur mariamman teppakulam timings: Morning 5:00 AM to Night 9:00 PM.