Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is one of the acclaimed Temples of the South and is for the most part gone to by the voyagers. The Samayapuram Mariamman Temple has been devoted to Lord Mariamman. He is the sign of Shakti of the Mother Goddess on the earth. Mariamman is additionally worshipped all through India as the incarnation of Shakti on the earth. She is related with healing forces by the neighborhood tenants.
They trust that the Goddess Mariamman is equipped for curing maladies like Small Pox and Chicken Pox. There is a legend behind this sanctuary Samayapuram Mariamman Temple. It says that when Lord Shiva gulped the Kaalakoota harm he made Goddess Kali from that toxic substance thus hereafter she accepted the name Kali. The Lord Mariamman is an incarnation of that Kali on earth. She is otherwise called Mahamaayi or Seethala Gouri.