Goddess Mariamman is dominant in rural India particularly, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

There is a concept that the village where she resides belongs to the Goddess. In folk theology, she was there before the village was created. The village which is believed to be Her creation is deemed to be a complete cosmos and Mairamman is the divine central power. She is also popular among the Tamil-speaking populace all over the world.


  • Title: Goddess Mariamman
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Nationality: Indian
  • Date: 18th Century
  • Date Created: 1810-12
  • Location Created: Tamil Nadu, India
  • Type: Wood carving/artifact
  • External Link: http://www.sgmf.co.in/

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