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The MeenakshiSundareswarar temple is a treasure house of art. This temple is the abode of Lord Sunareswarar and his divine consort Goddess Meenakshi. It attracts around ten to fifteen thousand visitors a day and it was in the list of top 30 nominees of the ‘New seven wonders of the world’.The origin of the temple goes back to the Pandya king KulasekaraPandya.  Most part of the temple which was built by the Pandyaswas destroyed by the Muslim invasion except the inner most sanctums of the Lord Sundareswarar and Goddess Meenakshi and the present temple was contributed by the Nayak rulers of Madurai.

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Uma, D. (2019). Contributions of the Pandyas to the Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Madurai. History Research Journal, 5(6), 2601-2609. Retrieved from