10 Richest Temples in India, List of Ten Richest Indian Temples

Lord Balaji at Tirumala Tirupati Temple

With the latest discovery of over 1 lakh crore treasures in Thiruvananthapuram Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple of Kerala, the list of the richest temples in India has become the buzzword in the internet. Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple tops the list with huge treasures found in the underground cellars of the temple by proving again that Lord Vishnu […]

Adi Mulaikattu Urchavam 2017 in Madurai Temple

Adi Mulaikattu Urchavam 2017 in Madurai Temple Adi Mulaikattu Urchavam is a popular festival celebrated during Aadi month in Madurai Meenakshi Temple and all other Shakti Amman Temples in Tamil Nadu. In 2017, Aadi Mulaikattu starts on 24 July and ends on 3 August. During this festival, women carry ‘mulaipari’ (pots of seedlings) and offer them to the […]

Madurai Meenakshi Temple Theppam Festival

Madurai Meenakshi Temple is famous for Theppam Festival. In 2016, Madurai Meenakshi Temple Theppam Festival begins on 12 January and ends on 24 January. Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, […]

Petrol Bombs exploded near Madurai Meenakshi Temple

Petrol Bombs exploded near Madurai Meenakshi Temple in the night on 5 January 2016.. Unidentified persons hurled three petrol bombs in the vicinity of the Sri Meenakshi Temple on Wednesday night. Police said there were no casualties in the incident. The bombs were hurled within a span of two hours late last night. However, only […]

Vaigasi Vasantha Utsavam in Madurai Temple

Vaigasi Vasantha Utsavam is a jubilant festival held at Madurai Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple. As the name indicates this festival is conducted in Vaigasi Masam of Tamil calendar. In 2013, Vaigasi Vasantha Utsavam dates are – it begins on 15 May and ends on 24 May. In view of the `Vaikasi Vasantha Utsavam’ at the Meenakshi […]

Chithirai Festival 2013 at Madurai Meenakshi Temple

Chithirai Festival (Chithirai Brahmotsavam) is a grand temple festival of Madurai Meenakshai Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for 12 days in Chithirai Masam of Tamil Calendar. In 2013, Chithirai Festival of Madurai Temple begins on 13 April and ends on April 25. Chithirai Festival begins on 14 April with Flag Hosting (Dhwajarohanam) […]

Maasi Mandala Festival in Madurai Meenakshi Temple

Maasi Mandala Festival is a 48-day celebration at Madurai Meenakshi Temple which is held in Maasi Masam in Tamil calendar. Certain number of days in Maasi Mandalam festival are dedicated to each prominent God. In Maasi Mandalam festival, six days are dedicated to Arulmighu Vinayaka and six days for Arulmighu Kumara (Murugan) and three days for […]

Madurai Meenakshi Temple goes Air Conditioned for Chithirai Brahmotsavam

Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswar Temple goes air conditioned during Chithirai Brahmotsavam by a 100-tonned air conditioner. Chithirai Festival is slated to begin on April 23, 2012. This air conditioner has been intended for devotees seated in the North and West Adi streets during the Chithirai Thiru Kalyanam (May 2, Wednesday). The celestial wedding would be performed […]

Adi Mulaikattu Urchavam in Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Tamil Nadu

Adi Mulaikattu Urchavam is a popular festival celebrated during Aadi month in Madurai Meenakshi Temple and all other Shakti Amman Temples in Tamil Nadu. In 2015, Aadi Mulaikattu starts on 18 July and ends on 29 July 2015. During this festival, women carry ‘mulaipari’ (pots of seedlings) and offer them to the Goddess and worship her […]