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Madurai Meenaikshi temple tower damaged in lightning

The East Raja Gopuram (tower) of the famous Sri Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai dating back to 1216 AD suffered damage after lightning struck it on Thursday night, temple sources said on Friday.......

Madurai voters speak: 'Undercurrents against DMK'

Madurai, the second largest city in Tamil Nadu, is known as the gateway to the south of the state. It is famous for its Meenakshi temple and Thirumal Nayakar's palace. The Vaigai river flows......

Madurai's Meenakshi temple gets ISO accreditation

The Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple in Madurai, famous for its sculptural beauty and towers, has received the International Organisation for Standardisation 9001:2008 certification. The......

LeT may target Madurai's Meenakshi temple: IB

The famous Meenakshi temple in Madurai in Tamil Nadu is on the Lashkar-e-Tayiba's hit-list, fears the Intelligence Bureau. The IB has alerted Tamil Nadu's director general of police with......

Madurai's famed temple to digitise its sculptures

The famed Meenakshi temple at Madurai in Tamil Naduhas taken up a project to digitally document the thousands of magnificent sculptures adorning the nine towers of the shrine.The renovation of the......

The failure of the food security bill

When a gurdwara serves food at a langar, everyone, including the head of the state, loves to eat it. But will proponents of community kitchens that are planned as part of the food security law want......

Battle-scarred Anil Ambani visits Badrinath temple

Industrialist Anil Ambani, along with his mother Kokilaben, visited holy shrine of Badrinath on Wednesday, ahead of talks between his group company RNRL and Mukesh Ambani group's Reliance......

Battle-scarred Anil Ambani on religious tour

As the wrangle over the energy deal continues between Ambani brothers, younger brother Anil Ambani has opted to go on a religious tour of South India. Anil and his mother Kokilaben visited the......

Review: Thagararu is fast paced and interesting

The story of Thagararu moves along at a brisk pace with lots of comedy and well defined roles for all the characters, writes S Saraswathi. Thagararu produced by Dayanidhi Alagiri's Cloud......

First look: Rani Rudramma Devi, India's first 3D historical stereoscopic film

Rani Rudramma Devi, the Kakatiya queen, is a well-known figure of Indian history, particularly in South India. She ruled in the 13th century. Telugu director Gunasekhar (of Okkadu, Arjun fame) has......

SRK's classroom is fun!

I always wanted to be a teacher,' reveals Shah Rukh Khan on the first episode of his new game show for Star Plus, Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain, which made its debut on April 25 amidst huge......

Paruthiveeran honoured at Berlin Fest

Tamil films are going places. After Vasantha Balan's Veyil was selected in the Tous les Cinemas du Monde section at the Cannes film festival last year, it is the turn of Paruthiveeran, one of the......

Karupasamy Kuthagaithaarar music is listless

After Prabhu Solomon's Kokki, actor Karan is once again doing the lead role in the Tamil film, Karupasamy Kuthagaithaarar.The film, with rural Madurai as backdrop, is directed by Moorthy. Meenakshi......

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samson aseervatham
Q. Which is your favourite temple Why? When is your last visit to it?
Samson Aseervatham:  A.  more

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uttar
Q. Meenakshi Temple is situated at-[a] Orissa[b] Madurai[c] Jaipur[d] Agra
Uttar:  A. Sree Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, for its historical importance, and I spent Friday evenings only there....! more

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sanjay
Q. What about the religious significance of kadamb tree ?
Sanjay:  A. Madurai more

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Prakash Chandra
Q. Strange Smile : I was in Madurai Meenakshi temple on last Sunday where photograph is strictly prohibited. Some foreigners and local visitors camera were confiscated in front me.But when I snapped some, none stopped me. Why ?
Prakash Chandra:  A. Kadamba is mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana where Lord Krishna used to play flute and have dance with gopis under the shade of this tree. The...... more

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pravin
Q. Who built the Meenakshi Amman Temple located at Madurai?
Pravin:  A. because they thought you are an indian more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-built-the-meenakshi-amman-temple-located-at-madurai/25914642/answers/26168594

  Web results for Madurai Meenakshi
Pujas at Meenakshi Amman Temple, just a click away

Comment · print · T T T+· T- For many devotees who live in Mumbai, Delhi, Singapore, Malaysia and America, arranging an abhishekam or a... ...

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Pillars of music

Shyamala Miss entered the class with a big smile. Children, I have great news for you! Can you guess what it is? Are you going to make us perform... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/kids/pillars-of-music/article6528002.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Cops arrest serial burglar, seize gold worth Rs 40 lakh

COIMBATORE: A 49-year-old notorious burglar was arrested on Sunday night and police have seized 173 sovereigns of gold ornaments worth Rs 40 lakh... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/Cops-arrest-serial-burglar-seize-gold-worth-Rs-40-lakh/articleshow/44894140.cms
It's an early Deepawali for AIADMK

After twenty one days of uncertainty, AIADMK cadres had the good news that they had been waiting for as the Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/436554/it039s-early-deepawali-aiadmk.html
Govt reins in fleecing autos in city

MADURAI: 'Meter Podu' days are here again. The much-awaited fixed auto meter fare will come into force with immediate effect in Madurai city. The... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Govt-reins-in-fleecing-autos-in-city/articleshow/44864442.cms

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