Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – 9th day events

Owing to Karthigai Deepam festival, 9th day events & deepa kopparai took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 8 Night

On the 8th day of the grand Thirukkarthigai Deepam festival at the Thiruvannamalai Temple, the deities of Lord Somasundar, Goddess Parasakthi Amman, and Lord Chandikeswarar were taken with the carriage of the horse.

At 3.00 AM, The Mahadeepam copra was kept near the Chinna Nandhi and the lit copra is being taken atop the mountain for the Darshan of the Gomatha and the temple elephants.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 8

8th day Kuthirai vaganam event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the  event.

 

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Ambal and Sandikeswarar Ratham

On occasion of the Karthigai Deepam, Ambal and Sandikeswarar Ratham​​​​​​ celebrations was held at the Thiruvannamalai temple. Here are photographs of the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 7 – Maharatham​​​​​​

The seventh consecutive day of the Karthigai Deepam, Maharatham​​​​​​ celebrations was held at the Thiruvannamalai temple. Here are photographs of the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 6 Night

The deity of Lord Periyanayakar was taken on a procession on the silver chariots along the streets of the city.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 6

The deities of all the 63 Nayanmars (Saivite Saints) taken on a procession on carriage of an elephant.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 5 Night

On the 5th night of the Grand Thiru karthigai Deepam festival being celebrated in the Thiruvannamalai temple, the deity of the Panchamurthys were taken on a procession and – Lord Vinayaka on the carriage of silver mooshika (mouse), Lord Subramanya along with His Cosorts Valli and Deivanai on the carriage of silver peacock, Lord Periyanayaka on the carriage of silver rishabha (bull), His consort Ambal on the carriage of a smaller silver rishabha (bull), and Lord Chandikeshwarar on the carriage of a smaller silver rishabha – offered Darshan to thousands of devotees.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 5

Grand Karthigai Deepam Festival in Thruvannamalai – 5th day Deepam festival – Noon session – the deities of Lord Vinayaka and Lord Chandrashkharar ointhe carriage of Silver Rishabha and the event of Kalsam Etrtuthal for the Panchmurthys.

Night procession of the deities of the Panchamurthys

The 4th Day of the Deepam festival – The night procession of the deities of the Panchamurthys – Lord Periynayakar on the carriage of Silver Karpaga Viruksham (divine tree), Goddess Parasakthi on the carriage of silver kamdhenu (Holy Cow), Lord Muruga on the carriage of silver peacock, Lord Vinayaka on the carriage of silver mooshika (mouse) and Lord Chandkeswarar on the carriage of silver Rishabha (bull).