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Teppakulam, Madurai, India
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

In this place temple locate opposite to this teppakulam. in teppakulam water is filled with that , temple is locate at center. when function time teppa thiruvizha came its be setting a lights and their effects are be so beautifull to see that one

Thank VenkatR636
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We went on 25th May, Friday, the special day for Amman. The goddess was dressed in a silk saree and was awesome. We got the blessings.

Thank keyenar1967
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam (Tamil:வண்டியூர் மாரியம்மன் தெப்பக்குளம்) is the pond located near to Vandiyur Mariamman Temple and situated at a distance of about 2 km from the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Literally, Teppakulam means temple pond mainly used for devotional festivals. The tank is connected to Vaigai...More

2  Thank vickyyguna
Reviewed 17 April 2018

That was the last day of ‘panguni’ festival and number of people rendering ‘fire pot’ to the goddess. Lot of crowd lining the temple tank as well as inside the temple. The tank is dry most of the year. People go round the tank for...More

Thank Velvet444
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This large pond build near Vandiyur Mariamman Temple. 2km from Meenaskhi Amman temple. I saw boys use this pond as cricket playing field. Water wil fill up for prayer time only.

Thank Ponniveerappan
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The walk around the pond over the evenings is very relaxing. There are numerous small eat outs around the periphery of the pond as well.

1  Thank Devarajeshwaran A
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Built by the legendary Tirumala Nayakar, this is a large man-made lake where the annual festival is held. When we visited there was not much water. :( Also, people throw rubbish into the lake. I am sure it is very beautiful when filled with water.

Thank P_Aruna_10
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This temple at the eastern end of Madurai city is very famous with a huge temple tank. It has good bus connectivity and easily reachable.

Thank Velvet444
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Teppakulam in local language, tamil, means tank The tank is so extensive so that we have to travel by boat to the beautiful structure constructed in the middle portion of the tank. Located in the Madurai City limits, about 4 kms. distance ,in the Road...More

Thank 225balasubramanians
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. There is a large tank in the temple premises. The temple is located about 5 kilometres from Meenakshi temple. The idol of Ganesha installed in the temple is said to have been obtained from the tank. Hence the...More

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23 November 2017|
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Response from Prasanth G | Reviewed this property |
Meenakshi temple is around 4 kms from here and it would take you approximately 20-25 minutes to get there. In Meenaskhi temple, you will need around 45 mins to 1 hour for complete darshan. Suggest you go at around 4 pm... More
16 December 2016|
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Response from mailavvenkatesh | Reviewed this property |
Vandayar is a caste name. But vandiyur is a place name. The name might be originated from vandi-vehicle oor- is place
29 August 2015|
Response from kalilurr | Reviewed this property |
Most of the time it is dry only,, our can walk to the temple. In wet season small boats available.