Shri Meenakshi Temple,Madurai
Meenakshi temple is one of the ancient temple in madurai situated on the banks of the river vaigai.The deity Meenakshi is one of the form of parvathi.It is one of rarest temple in south india whose principle deity is female goddess.
Through the blessings of the Meenakshi,Rogus Peter,then collector of madurai was saved from fatal accident and then he donated lots of golden ornaments to the temple.The temple was found by indra,the king who was devotee to the lord shiva who caused golden lotus in nearby pool.
The temple is surrounded by 14 ancient gopurams which was built in the 14th century by pallavas.The Temple has “Hall of 1000 pillars” in which pillar is carved with images of lion and elephant.It is one of the few temples in south india to have four entrances in four directions.
The most important festival in this temple is “Meenakshi Thirukalyanam” which was the female dominated south indian marriage.This festival connects the rural and urban people of Madurai Devotees around the states will come for this grand festival.
What Will You Receive?
You will be receiving the Sri Meenakshi blessings along with the special worshiped prasadam and the photo of Sri Meenakshi from the Shri Meenakshi Temple,Ladoos ,Chakli Packet containing KumKum and Haldi with Maa photo.