Two non-brahmin priests start serving in satellite temples of Madurai Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple | Madurai News – Times of India


MADURAI: Non-brahmin priests P Maharajan and S Arunkumar on Monday joined as archakars of two satellite temples of the Madurai Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple. They have been appointed under the Annaivarum Archagar Agalam programme of the Tamil Nadu government.
Joint commissioner of the temple K Chelladurai said that Maharajan had been appointed as the priest of the Amur Ayyam Pozhil Easwarar Temple in Melur block and Arun Kumar as priest of the Arulmigu Theradi Karuppasamy Temple.
They were among 29 students who had undergone a training conducted in the Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple between 2007 and 2008 by the Hindu religious and charitable endowments department. The duo obtained the highest marks in an examination conducted by the temple.

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