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  MADURAI - MEENAKSHI TEMPLE

She grew up as an unusual princess, with exceptional heroism peeping from every pore of her body. Her charms too were of rare type She was christened Thadathagai and became dear to her subjects. She ascended the throne after the demise of her parents. She then began her digvijaya yatra which was a topic perennial fascination, since crown after crown fell at her feet, when she marched her armies against the Aryavarta kings. She extended her conquest up to the Himalayas, the abode of Lord Siva. 

When Kailas was besieged, Siva appeared on war theatre along with Pramadaganas. Ah! what a miracle! when her eyes met with that of Siva, miraculously her third breast disappeared. It gladdened her heart; for she met her Lord at long last. Soon arms were thrown down, and garlands exchanged. After the marriage, Siva came down to Madurai and lived with his queen - consort for some time. Later making Ugra Pandyan, the incarnation of Shanmuga as king, they vanished leaving their murthis - Sundareswarar and Meenakshi for adoration by the devout public.

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