Koodal Azhagar Temple, nestled in the heart of Madurai, stands as a revered and historic shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his Azhagar form. This temple, with its intricate architecture and religious significance, is a testament to the cultural and spiritual heritage of the region.

Koodal Azhagar Temple has a rich historical background that dates back centuries. The term "Koodal" in Tamil means "junction," and the temple is believed to be situated at the confluence of three sacred rivers – Vaigai, Marudha, and Varaha. The temple's historical roots are intertwined with the cultural evolution of Madurai, making it an integral part of the city's heritage.

The temple showcases exquisite Dravidian architecture, characterized by ornate carvings, towering gopurams (entrance towers), and spacious courtyards. The temple complex houses various shrines dedicated to different deities, each reflecting the artistic brilliance of South Indian temple architecture. The sanctum sanctorum enshrines Lord Vishnu in his Azhagar form, adorned with divine regalia.

Koodal Puthu Mandapam

A notable feature within the temple complex is the Koodal Puthu Mandapam, a hall adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. This mandapam serves as a venue for religious discourses, cultural performances, and gatherings. The architectural beauty of the Koodal Puthu Mandapam adds to the overall grandeur of the temple complex.

Festivals and Celebrations

Koodal Azhagar Temple celebrates various festivals throughout the year, each marked by religious rituals, cultural events, and communal gatherings. The annual Brahmotsavam, Vaikunta Ekadashi, and the Azhagar Kovil Procession are among the prominent celebrations that draw devotees and tourists to partake in the spiritual and cultural festivities.

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    • Morning Time : 6:30  am–12.00  pm
    • Evening Time : 4.00 pm–7 .30 pm
    • Dress Code Men : Men the Dress Code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas.
    • Dress Code Women : Women the Preferred Dress Code is Saree or Half-Saree With Blouse or Chudidhar with Pyjama.
    • No Mobile or Cameras are allowed inside the temple premises.


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