Mariamman Theppakulam

Mariamman Theppakulam – Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Mariamman Theppakulam, Madurai is located at about five kilometers east of the most famous Temple of the city, the Meenakshi Temple. An enormous water tank, it has its source in the river of Vaigai. The tank was built back in the year sixteen hundred and forty six. It covers an area of three hundred meters by two hundred and eighty five meters. There is a dais in the center of the tank. A Mandap is built on the platform in which there resides an idol of Lord Ganesh. People worship the Ganesh idol and He is better known as Lord…