The most important event of the grand Deepam Festival at the Arulmigu Om
Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai commenced today (Thursday, 23rd November) with the divine flag hoisting ceremony.
On the 1st day of the Deepam festival today. The temple corridors were opened at 3.00 AM and a special Abhishekham was performed on the main deity of Lord Arunachaleswarar and His Consort Goddess Unnamulai Amman at the respective sanctum sanctorum. Subsequently, the divine flag-hoisting ceremony on the golden pole was performed.
Thousands of devotees had Darshan of the Lord right from the early morning. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.