Maavilakku

One main form of expressive devotion


This act of divine love has transformed the lives of many yearning devotees, who return year
after year to pay obeisance to their endearing Mother, Goddess Sree Maha Mariamman.


  • Lamps of Sweet Flour, that helps ensure longevity.
  • Lamps made of rice flour, lit with wicks and offered in a manner unseen elsewhere in the South East Asian region, placed on parts of the devotees'body. Spiritual Agni or Yogic energy resides in each human and this act of penance re-ignites the divine force within.