The 14th Day of the 1st Tamil Calendar Month Chithirai in the Tamil New Year Hevilambi. It was the 8th day (28th April) of the grand Spring festival being celebrated at the famous Thiruvannamalai temple of Lord Arunachaleswarar.
The deity of Lord Periyanayakar was taken to the Panneer Mandapam to offer Darshan to the devotees. In the first event, the ‘flower shower’ was performed on the deity.
Subsequently, the deity of the Lord Periyanayakar was taken out to offer Darshan to the Lord Jalagandeswarar sanctum sanctorum located under the Magizhamaram. Then, Deeparadhanai was performed. The deity was taken out again and placed at the local office administration mandapam. The deity was adorned fresh and taken out in procession.
The wonderful incident of the Lord Periyanayakar searching for Manmadha, the God of Love in the 3rd corridor of the temple was performed.