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North-west view of Pottamarai Tank, Minakshi Amman Temple [Minakshi Sundareshvara Temple], Madura

Photograph of the Pottamarai Kulam (Golden Lily)
Tank in the Minakshi Sundareshvara Temple complex at Madurai, seen
from the north-west, taken by a photographer of the Archaeological
Survey of India in 1899-1900. The town of Madurai in Tamil Nadu was
the capital of the Nayaka rulers, former governors of the
Vijayanagara empire, in the 16th century. It is dominated by the
Minakshi Sundareshvara Tem…