MADURAI KSHETHRA – Procedure of worship

Worshipping Devi Meenakshi at first had been the manner of prayer traditionally. Devotees should enter the temple through Amman Sannathi, pass along Ashtasakthi Mandapam, Meenakshi Nayar Mandapam and Mudali Mandapam,Golden Lotus tank.
Foremost, they must worship the Viboothi Vinayakar on the south of the sacred tank. From the southern bank, devotees could worship the golden pinnacles of Swami and Amman temples. They can see the 64 miracles of Lord Shiva on the walls surrounding the tank.
After worshipping Sethi Vinayakar, Kumaran and other deities in the parrot cage mandapam, must go round the altar at the Amman Sindhi, and then enter the sanctum through the main entrance. Men and women should stand in separate rows and worship the deity.

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