Maisamma is a Hindu folk goddess. She is mainly worshipped as the affectionate mother goddess, in the villages of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, some parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra. She cures diseases like measles, smallpox, chicken pox, and from deadly virus related diseases. Maisamma is also worshipped as Kula Devi by some village people belonged to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Maisamma is considered as the sister of Yellamma, Kattamma, Pochamma, Gangamma, Medalamma and other village female deities and was very great in healing the diseases of her devotees instantly.
Apart from the village people, Maisamma can be worshipped by people belonging to any caste or community as their divine mother. Maisamma relieves the people from their various problems and grant boons to them. Maisamma Temple is located at Maisigandi near Kadthal of Telangana, is an ancient shrine that is situated amidst the greenery, which provide a rich feast for our eyes.
According to the legend, once a cowherd saw an idol of Mata Maisamma near the forest. He immediately went to his village and informed to the people about the idol of Maisamma. The villagers were very happy and began to worship the divine idol, and built a temple for Maisamma. The temple is renovated and maintained properly. The idol of Maisigandi Maisamma is kept in the open temple, without any roofs. The priests of this temple are performing regular pujas and decorating the holy mother with flower garlands.
During festival occasions, large number of local villagers used to gather inside the temple, and perform the special puja, Abhishekham and offer the holy Prasad to the divine mother. It is believed that Mata Maisamma is very powerful and fulfills the entire wishes of the devotees.
Let us once visit the ancient temple, worship the divine mother and be blessed.
“OM MATA MAISAMMA NAMAHA”