Post Maha Deepam festival event at Lord Arunachaleswarar Temple – Thiruvannamalai

December 2, 2021, 11:23 631 views

Following the hugely popular and grand festival of the ‘Maha Deepam’ at the Thiruvannamalai temple of Lord Arunachaleswarar, special Poojas were performed for the container on which the Maha Deepam was lit, known as ‘Maha Deepam Copra’ at the Thiruvannamalai Lord Annamalaiyar (Arunachaleswarar) temple!

After the Maha Deepam lighting at Thiruvannamalai temple, ‘Prayachitham pooja’ performed with holy water spray!

November 24, 2021, 11:49 720 views

The grand Maha Deepam festival at the Lord Arunachaleswarar temple at Thiruvannamalai was perfumed with traditional grandeur and devotion for 10 days and concluded with the Maha Deepam lighting on 24th November.

Subsequently, the holy penance (prayachitham) water was taken to the top of the mountain and the holy penance water was sprayed on the feet of the Lord Annamalaiyar.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2021 – Parasakthi Amman theppal

November 23, 2021, 10:09 681 views

22.11.2021 – Parasakthi Amman Theppal festival was celebrated at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2021 – Exclusive Images

November 20, 2021, 16:20 584 views

Yesterday (Friday, 19th November) being the concluding day of the sacred Thiruvannamalai Karthigai Deepam Festival, the Maha Deepam was lit on the top of the 2668’ mountain situated behind the famous temple of Lord Arunachaleswarar…Here the exclusive images!

‘Maha Deepam’ was lit in the Lord Arunachaleswarar temple in Thiruvannamalai!

November 19, 2021, 18:25 965 views

Today (Friday, 19th November) being the concluding day of the sacred Thiruvannamalai Karthigai Deepam Festival, the Maha Deepam was lit on the top of the 2668’ mountain situated behind the famous temple of Lord Arunachaleswarar.

During this event of Maha Deepam lighting, the chant of the gathering of Devotees, “Annamalaiyarukku Arogara’ reverberated in the sky!

The divine and sacred temple of Thiruvannamalai yields Salvation just by thinking about it! The Deepam Festival during the Tamil Calendar Month of Karthigai commenced on 28th October with the Festival of Goddess Durgai Amman!

After this, the event of the divine flag-hoisting was performed to signal the start of the Maha Deepam festival of 10 days!

The idols of the 63 Nayanmars (Saivite Saints) and the deities of the Panchamurthys in various carriages such as Silver Chariot, Maha Chariot, and other carriages were taken out on a procession along the temple corridor streets.

The 5.9’ high and of 250 kg weight container/copra or the divine tank on which the Maha Deepam is light made of 5 metals and in 3 tiers of Lords Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva!

This divine copra or container of the Maha Deepam was filled with 3500 litters of ghee (clarified butter) given by the devotees and the wicks made up of cotton of 100 metres length were used to light the Maha Deepam.