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, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar. The temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2,500-year-old city of Madurai and is a significant symbol for the Tamil people, mentioned since antiquity in Tamil literature though the present structure was built between 1623 and 1655 CE. It houses 14 gopurams (gateway towers), ranging from 45–50m in height.

Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Thirukkoil, Madurai (Theppam Festival – 12-01-2016 To 24-01-2016).

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