Madurai Meenakshi Temple Free Marriage Scheme

Madurai Meenakshi Temple Free Marriage Scheme

Madurai, City in the heart of Tamilnadu was very prosperous in the time of Pandyas. And in heart of this city, there is Shree Meenakshi Temple. This Temple has been more than 400 years ago. People from far and far countries come here to praise the beauty of the Temple. Due to Thirukalyanam, Temple is so well known as a place to get married that during the marriage season the Temple is filled with Hundreds of couples, with all their respective families waiting in queue to get married.

Procedure to Madurai Meenakshi Temple Free Marriage Scheme

Free Marriages are performed at the Shree Madurai Meenakshi Temple for the benefit of poor Adi Dravidars( Term referred to Dalits in the state Tamilnadu), Adivasis and Backward community. Couples undergoing free marriage are gifted new clothes under this scheme. At Temple’s cost, 20 guests are fed. Thirumangalayam and other presentations are done at the cost of Rs 3000/-. Those who are getting this benefit of free marriage should be unmarried and marriageable. All the necessary Documents should be submitted at the Temple’s Office. Application forms for marriage under this scheme are available at the office of the Meenakshi Temple.

On 17- Feb- 2002, grand wedding for 70 couples were conducted. On that day, Temple also took responsibility for the marriage of 72 Couples in Chennai. Till date, there are 175 couples who are benefited by this scheme of Free Marriage by the Temple.

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