MADURAI KSHETHRA – MariammanTeppakulam

This big Temple Tank (1000 feet length and 950 feet wide) is also known by all as VandiyurTeppakulam which is about 5 km east of the city. There is an ancient small Mariamman temple in the northern side of the Tank and also there is a Shiva temple on the west of thisTank. The float festival is held here every year on Thai Potsdam day(Jan),in the Tamil month of “Thai” (Utharayana period).
This temple is one of the 108 Divya holy temples. It is called Alagar Hills or Alagarkovil. Above the hill no Garuda fly for some historical vows. The temple is situated on a hill amidst panoramic surroundings. The shrine is known as Sundararaja Perumal and the hill is Somalia.

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