Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Goddess Meenakshi (incarnation of Parvathi) took birth in Pandya kingdom. After certain period, she wish to marry the Lord Sundareswarar (God of beauty - incarnation of Lord shiva). Such occasion can be celebrated as Meenakshi Sundareswarar Thirukalyanam (marriage) by Madurai people. All of you are welcomed to this festival occasion. It will be held on Friday, April 20, 2008. The Madurai and neighborhood cities and also other state people are coming to participate this festival occasion every year.
Every year Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple and Azhagar temple together celebrates the chitra festival occasion. In Meenakshi Temple, the Chitra festival starts on 9th April 2008 by flagging the Temple symbol. From that day onwards, Lord Sundareswarar and Meenakshi Amman takes procession in four masi streets of Madurai both morning and evening.