There is a speciality in Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple, unlike any other temple. That is, the festivals are celebrated throughout the year. The various festivals in the order of the Tamil months are shown below.
Festive days of goddess Meenakshi
There are festivals for four months, solely meant for the Meenakshi Amman, viz, Aadi, Purattasi, Iyppasi & Margalzhi months. They are, the festival of Mulakkattu in Aadi, the Navarathiri Celebrations for 9 days in Purattasi, the festival of Kolattam in Iyppasi and the Ennaikappu Festival during the month of Margalzi.
The balance eight months have the festivity pertaining to both the Amman and the Swamy.