Sri Mariamman Temple, situated in the heart of Karur, is one of the most
famous and sacred temple of the city and the second largest Amman temple
in Tamil Nadu. Around one million devotees will attend the annual festival
held in the month of May. On the final day, 'Kambam' (sacred neem stem)
was brought out of the temple in a ceremonial procession and taken to
the Amaravathi river where it was respectfully lowered at the riverbed.
Devotees of all age groups, irrespective of caste and creed will gather
here to attend this ritual. The festival conclude with a spectacular firework