The fish-eyed, meaning eyes in form of a fish.

An appearance of Parvati as daughter of King Malayadhvaja of Madurai and queen Kanchanmala. Her birth name was Tadatagai.

Minakshi’s consort is Shiva as Sundareshvara, the handsome one.

Shiva’s divine plays (vilaiyattu) in Madurai are told in the Tiruvilaiyadal.

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