Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 6 (Morning)

November 23, 2023, 10:04 293 views

On the 6th day of the Tirukkarthigai festival celebrated grandly in the Thiruvannamalai Lord Arunchaleswarar temple (19th November), the deity of Lord Chandrasekhara was taken on a procession on the carriage of elephant along with th deities of the 53 nayanmars or Saivite Saints along with Nalvar Sekkizhar.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 5 Night

November 23, 2023, 09:57 260 views

On the 5th night of the grand Thirukkarthigai festival in progress in a grand manner in the Thiruvannamalai Lord Arunachaleswarar temple, the deities of the Lord on the carriage of Rishabha (sacred bull) and the deity of Goddess Parasakthi Amman on the silver Kamadhenu (sacred cow), the deity of Lord Vinayaka on the carriage of Mooshika (sacred mouse), and the Lord Muruga and His Consorts Valli and Deivayanai on the carriage of silver peacock, and the deity of Lord Chandikeswarar on the carriage of silver Rishabha (sacred bull) were carried on procession across the corridors and streets of the temple.

Guidelines released for the Karthigai Deepam Festival observations!

November 22, 2023, 16:00 988 views
In a notification released by the District administration regarding the Karthigai Deepam Festival on the 26th of November, it is stipulated that, as per Chennai High Court judgments, only 2500 devotees will be permitted to participate in climbing the mountain. The following regulations must be strictly observed:
  • A Special Centre will be established at 5.00 AM on the Deepam Festival Day, the 26th of November, at the Kalaignar Karunanidhi Government Arts College, located on Thiruvannamalai Sengam Road. Priority will be given to the first 2500 devotees, and admission tickets with photographs will be provided to them.
  • Only devotees within the age group of 18-50 will be allowed to climb the mountain.
  • Devotees must carry copies of Identity Proofs, such as Aadhar cards or other Government-issued ID cards, along with a medical certificate from a doctor.
  • Devotees will be restricted to the route near the temple tower. No permission will be granted to climb via any other routes.
  • Devotees ascending the mountain are permitted to carry only a drinking water bottle. Additionally, they are required to bring back the empty water bottles upon return.
  • Importantly, devotees are strictly prohibited from carrying any inflammable articles, including camphor, crackers, etc.
It is noteworthy that the divine flag-hoisting ceremony at the Thiruvannamalai Lord Arunachaleswarar temple took place in the early morning on the 17th of November. The Maha Deepam will be lit on the summit of the 2668 ft mountain on the 26th of November.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 5 Morning

November 22, 2023, 10:11 261 views

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 5 Morning event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 4 Night

November 21, 2023, 13:03 246 views

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 4 Night event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 4 – Vinayagar and Chandresekarar Ursavam

November 21, 2023, 11:11 181 views

On the 4rd day of the festival, the the deities were then taken on a procession from the Thirukkalayana Mandapam, along the Mada Veedhis with the deities of the Lord Chandrasekarar.
nd Lord Chandkeshwara on the carriage of Naga vaganam.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 3(Night) Lord Chandkeshwara on the carriage of Rishabam

November 20, 2023, 11:20 287 views

Night On the 3rd day of the festival, during the night, the special Ratha vilakku Deeparadhanai and Panchamuga Deeparadhanai were performed for the deities of Lord Priyanayakar, His Consorts Uma and Kandhar, Lord Vinayaka, Lord Subramanya, with His Consorts Valli and Deivanai, and Goddess Ambal in the form of Lalthambigai, and Lord Chandkeswarar.

After the special Deeparadhanais, the deities were then taken on a procession from the Thirukkalayana Mandapam, along the Mada Veedhis with the deities of the Lord on the carriage of Simmam (lion) and His Consort Ambal on the carriage of annam (swan), and Lord Chandkeshwara on the carriage of Rishabam (bull).

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 3 Chandrasekarar and Vinayagar alangaram

November 20, 2023, 11:10 378 views

During the noon session of the 3rd Day of the Deepam Festival at Thiruvannamalai, the deities of Lord Chandrasekharar and Lord Vinayaka was taken on a procession around the street adjacent to the temple corridors. The event of Thiruvizha Undial (Festival Hundi) was performed at the 3rd corridor near the Kodimaram (flag-tree).

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – Day 2 (Night) Panjamoorthigal Purappadu

November 20, 2023, 10:53 339 views

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2023 – 2nd day event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.