Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Madurai

Formerly �(until 1949) Madura, � city, south-central Tamil Nadu state, southeastern India, bounded on the west by Kerala state. It is the second largest, and probably oldest, city in the state. Located on the Vaigai River and enclosed by the Anai, Naga, and Pasu (Elephant, Snake, and Cow) hills, the compact old city, site of the Pandya (4th - 11th century AD) capital, centres on Minaksi-Sundaresvara Temple. The temple, Tirumala Nayak

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