Meenakshi Aman Temple in astrology. Astrology & Sacred Sites: Meenakshi Aman the temple of temples. A short interpretation of the astrogeographical position of the famous temple in Tamil Nadu, South India
Astrogeographic position for field level 3 which describes how the whole of the temple complex is embedded in the City of Madurai: the astrogeographical constellation of the site is almost classical. Highly conservative, hierarchical, traditionalistic, exclusive, solid, strict earth sign Capricorn the sign of government institutions and administration is the indicator for the role of Meenakshi Temple as the main temple of the local kings, the official state relligion and even as the “Tamil National Temple”. Next to Scorpio the sign of sculpting and imaging Capricorn the sign of stones, is the second most important astrological indicator for stone masonry work in general. As the sign of control , impedimants and wallsCapricorn also stands for the fortress character of the enwalled temple city as well as for its rectangular shape (265 m x 225 m). For thia aspect of Capricorn compare also: Pisces and Capricorn – The hemetically closed temple city of the Eleusinian Mysteries, The forbidden Cíty in Capricorn with Sagittarius, Vatican City in Capricorn with Sagittarius, Karnak Tempel of Amun Re in Capricorn with Taurus, The Temple of Heaven in Beijing located in Capricorn with Taurus, The “Virtual City” Constellation of the old Facebook Headquarters in Capricorn with Sagittarius.
Astrogeographic position in Pisces
The second coordinate at the construction site of Meenakshi Temple the temple of the fish-eyed goddes (meena meaning fish) lies in mystic, spiritual water sign Pisces the sign of the fish, the ocean, the unconscious, the spiritual plane, imagination, the dream world, movies, music and art and the most important and typical indicator for temple sites. Pisces describes the atmosphere of the temple area as relaxed and comparatively removed from the typical atmosphere of everyday life. Pisces is known for its affinity to dream worlds indicating places where imagination, mystification, meditation, intoxication and letting go are unhindered orat least more easily stimulated than in other places. The extremely rich bubble-gum coloured ornamentation with sculptures depicting demigods and other mythological beings as can be seen on the picture above is to be observed as an aspect of the astrogeographical position in Pisces the sign of fairy tales, mystification and ther movie industries here. The astrological name of Pisces the sign of fish and the ocean in hindu astrology is Meena (fish).
Facts about Meenakshi Temple:
The City of Madurai had been the capital of the south indian Pandya Empire since the 2nd century BC. The more ancient roots of the temple remain unknown. The temple has been mentioned in tamil literature at least since the 7th century. Today`s Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu South India was built between 1623 and 1655 CE, while some of its oldest parts date back to the 13th century. It`s main deity is the goddess Parvati in the form of Meenakshi worshipped here with her consort Shiva in the form of Sundareswarar (the beautiful). The temple forms the heart of the 2,500-year-old city of Madurai. It has the rank of an important symbol for the Tamil people. Meenakshi Temple houses 14 so called gopurams (gateway towers), ranging from 45–50 m in height and two golden sculptured vimanas, the shrines over the sanctums sanctorum (garbhagrihas) of the main deities. The temple attracts 15,000 visitors a day, around 25,000 on Fridays. Meenakshi is regarded as an avatar of the goddess Parvati – one of the few Hindu female deities to have a major temple devoted to her. The name “Meenachchi” means fish-eyed and is derived from the words “meena” meaning fish and “akṣi” meaning eyes. Goddess Meenakshi is the principal deity of the temple, not Sundareswarar (Shiva), unlike most Shiva temples in South India where the male form of Shiva is the principal deity.
Meenakshi Temple in Madurai is located in the combination of Pisces with Capricorn photo: எஸ்ஸார், ccbysa3.0
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