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Friday, 28 December 2018

Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple


                                              Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple


Many thousands of idols are carved into pillars. There are 5 musical instruments near the north tower. The Ashta Shakti Mandap consists of eight statues of Amman. Apart from this, the Pandya sculptures of the Pandya sculptures can be seen in many of the temple towers and pillars. In the prakara surrounded by the sanctuary of Swami, 64 deviations of Lord Shiva are sculpted.

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madurai meenaksi amman temple 

Sculpture:

Many thousands of idols are carved on pillars. There are 5 musical instruments near the northern tower. The Ashta Shakti Mandap consists of eight Amman statues. Apart from this, the Pandya sculptures of the Pandya sculptures can be seen in many of the temple towers and pillars. In the prakara surrounded by the Swami shrine, 64 deviations of Lord Shiva are sculptured.

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Festivals:

The Chaitat festival is very popular here. Festival of festivals are celebrated on the occasion of Anai monthly festival, Navaratri, Navarathri Festival, Karthikai Deepath festival,


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Margari Utsavam, Thaipapam, Mar Uthiri. The Chariot Festival is a festival celebrated in the temple premises.

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