Topics: Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
According to legend, the sacred Suyambulingam discovered by the king of Gods indira at Kadambavanam, was later enshrined by him in Madurai. The fact that the Lord is seen on the vehicle of Indira in this temple is said to be proof for this. Many.
Annathanam Annadhanam Scheme was launched in this temple on 23.3.2002. Susequently the scheme was extended in two sub-temples, Arulmigu Marriamman Temple - Theppakulam, and Arulmigu ThiruvappudaiyarTemple-Sellur. TEMPLE NAME TOTAL NUMBER OF PERS.
Temple Deities: The presiding Lord of this sacred shrine was in the times of yore known as Chockanathar, and Chockalinga Perumal. Now the deity is known as Sundareswarar, Meenakshi Sundarar, Somasundarar, Kalyana Sundarar, Shanbaga Sundarar, Attavai Shevagan.