Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswara temple [16th Century]

There are paintings of the Nayak period (17th century) on the ceiling of the Unjal Mandapa located to the west of the Golden Lily tank in the Meenakshi Sundaresvara temple. The Mandapa was built by Chettiyappa Nayak during 1563 and the paintings were drawn during the period of Rani Mangammal evident that she is receiving the Royal Sceptre from Goddess Meenakshi.