Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, India

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1 Enakshi Ganguly = ""Meenakshi Amman Temple (also called: Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Tiru-aalavaai[1][2] and Meenakshi Amman Kovil) is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River[3] in the temple city[4] of MaduraiTamil NaduIndia. 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[5] of Madurai and is a significant symbol for the Tamil people, mentioned since antiquity inTamil literature though the present structure was built between 1623 and 1655 CE."Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meenakshi_Amman_Temple"
2 Enakshi Ganguly = "Source: http://www.mapsofindia.com/india/where-is-madurai.html"
3 Enakshi Ganguly = ""The spring festival is hosted for ten days during this month. On the 10th day milk mango offerings would be offered to the deities. The Lord and Goddess would proceed to the New Mandapam stay there and be taken out in process. On the day of Moola star, the procession of 63 Saints would be conducted in the morning and at night Thirugnanasambandar would be taken out in procession."Source: http://www.maduraimeenakshi.org/festival.php"