Meenakshi Amman Temaple, Madurai


This article gives few information about Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple.

Meenakshi Amman Temple



Meenakshi Amman Temple is also referred as Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple.

Meenakshi temple is located in the heart of Holy City Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Madurai City is the Culture Capital of Tamil Nadu.
Meenakshi amman temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the name of Sundareswarar and Parvati in the name of Meenakshi.
Meenakshi amman temple has 14 magnificent Gopurams. 2 Gopurams out of 14 are Golden Gopuram of Meenakshi amman temple. The tallest temple Gopuram is Southern Gopuram which is 170ft high.

Meenakshi amman temple is one of the very few temples in Tamil Nadu which has 4 entrances in four directions. This Temple spread across 45 acres.

Porthamarai kulam which is inside the Meenaksi amman temple is a very holy site for devotees. Before entering the main temple, People will go this lake.

Festivals in Madurai Meenakshi Temple



The most important festival in Meenakshi amman Temple is Meenakshi ThiruKalayanam. It is celebrate in April month of every year.
Hindu festivals like Navarathiri, Shivrathri are celebrated in grand manner. Fridays of Tamil month of Aadi and Thai are very famous like other amman temples in Tamil Nadu


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