Meenkshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple is the historic Hindu temple which is located in the city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu.

According to legend, the sacred Suyambulingam discovered by the king of Gods indira at Kadambavanam, was later enshrined by him in Madurai.

This temple is among the most famous temples of India which is known throughout the world for its outstanding and impressive architectural beauty.

Goddess Meenakshi is another form of the Goddess Parvati who is worshiped mainly by South Indians. T

he utmost architectural wonder of Meenakshi Amman temple is a testimony to the affluent Dravidian Culture.

The temple which has five entrances, covers an area 847 feet (254.1 meters) long and 792 feet (237.6 meters) wide in the North South direction, the circumference of the Adi Veedhi which is the path within the great walls is 830 feet (249 meters) on the east west and , measuring 730 feet (219 meters) from North South direction.

If the devotees bathe in the waters of this pond of Golden Lotus on Amavasya (new moon) day, the first day of the month, days of eclipse and other auspicious days and worship the Lord, they will be blessed with all their aspirations for success.


Thiruvanandal pooja–Morning – 05 : 00 AM – 06 : 00 AM

Vizha pooja– Morning – 06:30 AM – 07 : 15 AM

Kalasandhi pooja – Morning – 06:30 AM – 07 : 15 AM

Thrikalasandhi pooja- Morning-10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Uchikkala Pooja (Noon Pooja)- Morning-11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Maalai pooja – Evening- 04:30 PM – 05:15 PM

Ardhajama Pooja (Night Pooja) –Night- 07 : 30 PM – 08 : 15 PM

Palliarai pooja –Night-09 : 30 PM – 10 : 00 PM





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