Meenakshi Amman Temple1456 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
- Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-4522344360
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Temple dedicate to an avatar of Goddess Parvati, the Meenakshi Temple comes with an interesting story. The princess Tadaatagai (avatar of Parvati) was born with three breasts and a voice from the heavens announced that the third breast would go away when she met her future husband.
The princess was trained like any other royal blood and she soon captured most of the lands and the heavens with her knowledge. Soon she set out to capture Kailasa and after winning over Shiva’s army, she met Shiva to finally realize that he was her future husband.
Till this day a procession is made everynight where Sundareswarar’s idol (Shiva’s avatar) is brought from his temple to spend the night at the Meenakshi Temple. The Shiva idol is taken back to his abode in the morning.Locals can join the procession.
- Architecture and vibrant colors of the temple.
Meenakshi Amman Temple Travel Tips
- Do remove footwear before entering the temple.
- Do visit the nearby 1000 Pillars Mandapam.
How to Reach Meenakshi Amman Temple
- Bus: At N Masi Bus Stop
- Hire an Auto-rickshaw.
- Hire a Taxi.
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82.92% of people who visit Madurai include Meenakshi Amman Temple in their plan
04 AM - 05 AM
42.86% of people start their Meenakshi Amman Temple visit around 04 AM - 05 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Meenakshi Amman Temple
62.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Meenakshi Amman Temple
Meenakshi Amman Temple Reviews & Ratings
Is tonsuring (Thalimudi Irrakuthal) done for kids below one yearAnswer Report Abuse
There is no information available regarding the age limit for tonsuring at the Meenakshi Amman Temple. You can further inquire by calling on 91452 234 4360.Report Abuse
Dear Sir I want to visit meenakshi temple in Madurai ...what is the time required to get darshan and is there any VIP pass available?..if available can I do booking online please share website... ThanksAnswer Report Abuse
You can finish darshan at the Meenakshi Amman Temple in an hour. About VIP pass it will be best that you call on Meenakshi Amman Temple contact number 91-4522344360 and ask.Report Abuse