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  MADURAI - MEENAKSHI TEMPLE

THE TEMPLE:

Now enter the much hallowed Mother Meenakshi's abode through the eastern entrance. Over the entrance stands the three storeyed tower and in the outer prakara there are huge images of sentinels, Tirumala Nayakar etc. Thiruppugal stanzas are inscribed on the walls of the Koodal Kumarar shrine and that raises their glory. The Mother's garbha griha lies to the west and the life size image in standing posture adorned with dazzling jewels enthralls the viewers. The stone cutter's artistry is a standing tribute to the sculptural art and an invaluable gift to the idolaters. The charms of the fish-eyed goddess are so captivating that the viewers rivet their gaze on her long. Leaving the mandir, they walk towards the Sundareswarar Mandir. On their way the image of Mukkuruni Vinayakar arrest their attention with his unusual proportions.

It lies near railway station, accessible by walk or cycle rickshaw.

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