Madura Meenakshi Devi

Madurai is one of the largest cities in Tamil Nadu. The Meenakshi temple in Madurai is known all over the world in Madurai District, Tamil Nadu. In the 6th century on the banks of the vaigai River built the Pandya Raja Kusheshakar Temple. The city was named Madurai by a honey drop from the Lord Eswar who came to bless the devotees.

Madhura Meenakshi Temple
Madhura Meenakshi Temple

The Madura Meenakshi Temple

The Meenakshi Temple is one of the oldest temples in India. The architecture of Madurai is not due to Meenakshi Ammavar, but the temple of Sundareswarar is the source of the temple. According to Tamil scriptures, Meenakshi was married to Ishwar and Goddess. According to Tamil scriptures, Meenakshi was married to Ishwar and Goddess. The temple is located on the riverside in the Madurai.

Many of the foreigners come to this temple. The mandap is decorated with the 1000 pillars is very beautiful. It is the venue for Tamil art music and Indian dances. Sundareshwarar is the most revered temple in Madurai. There are statues of Ishwar and Meenakshi in the temple. The temple complex is crowded with thousands of devotees every day.

Madura Meenakshi Temple History

A story is popular to name the name of Madurai. Earlier it was a forest area. Indra was making the forest to do yoga by Lord Siva. It was seen in the dream of the king of  Kalyanpuri one night in the place where Lord Parameswaran appeared to be immortal.

Since then, he changed the place to the capital and named Madhura. The king daughter Meenakshi is the incarnation of the goddess Parvati Devi. She was to rule the throne to the throne, and the kings around him came to war. Meenakshi Devi kills in war all the kings. After the war, she saw the Lord Siva. Meenakshi Amman has been identified as the mystery of his birth by Parvati Devi. After she married Lord Siva in that place.

Madhura Meenakshi Pool
Madhura Meenakshi Pool

There is a Shiva Temple in this temple. This is the famous Sundareswarar temple. It is believed that Saraswati Devi would be seen drinking water in the Padma Sarovar. The Meenakshi Devi Temple is 283 yards long and 243 yards wide and has a large fortress. There is a fortress surrounding the fortress surrounding it. There are four elevations of air towers on the four sides of the exterior cradle. There is a big pool on the front of Meenakshi Statue.

Meenakshi and Sundareswara are celebrated every year in the month of Chaitra(month of April -May). The wedding ceremony from Chaitra Purnima to Swami is really a boy – married to a girl and marries a wedding. The ‘Chitra’ festival is celebrated for 10 days.

Wonder in Madura Meenakshi temple

In the days of Dasara and Navratri, the priests call 107 girls and worship at the Meenakshi Temple. After the puja, when the new clothes are given to the girls, there are 108 girls. And who is the 108th girl who’s got 107 more children? That is Lord Meenakshi Devi.

Meenakshi Amman every Monday evening is made of special puja. In that time decorated diamond nose ring to Meenakshi Devi. Nobody expects the diamond nose ring value. Avanimool celebration is celebrated in the months of September-October. Navratri is a major festival celebrated in the months of January and February.

Madura Meenakshi Temple Timings

morning:- 4.30 a.m to 12.30 p.m

evening:- 4.00 p.m to 10.00 p.m

Madura Meenakshi Temple Address:
Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple,
South Chitrai Main Street,
Madurai – 625001,
Tamilnadu State, India.
Temple Telephone Numbers: 0452-2344360(office)
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