About Mayiladuthurai

Mayiladuthurai gets its name from the Mayura or Mayil (peacock) form in which the Hindu goddess Parvathi worshipped the Hindu god Shiva at this place.While previously known by its Sanskrit name Mayuram meaning "peacock town", the town has been recently de-Sanskritized to its Tamil translation Mayiladuthurai.The Mayuranathaswami Temple dedicated to the goddess Parvathi is one of the most important Hindu temples in the town. There is a statue depicting goddess Parvathi in a peahen form worshipping a linga, the symbol of the god Shiva to the west of the eastern wall of the temple.

How to reach Mayiladuthurai ?

Mayiladuthurai is well-connected by road and rail with the rest of India. The nearest international airport is at Tiruchirapalli, which is 130 kilometres from Mayiladuthurai while the nearest seaport is at Karaikal which is 40 kilometres away. The State Highways SH-23 and SH-64 pass through Mayiladuthurai. There are regular bus services to important cities in Tamil Nadu.There are also regular services to other South Indian cities as Bangalore, Tirupathi and Thiruvananthapuram.Mayiladuthurai forms a part of the Division 1 of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation which is headquartered at Kumbakonam.The town's principal bus station is located on the SH-64 State Highway.It has a total of 12 bus bays.The bus station has been given a class B rating and has basic restaurant, toilet and lighting facilities

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The climate of Mayiladuthurai is similar to the climate prevailing in the rest of the Cauvery Delta. The average maximum temperature is 39.4 degrees Celsius while the average minimum temperature is 32.8 degrees Celsius.The average annual rainfall is 1,125 mm

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