On the 10th day of the traditional annual grand festival of Karthigai Deepam festival in progress at the Lord Arunachaleswarar temple in Thiruvannamalai, today (Friday, 23rd November), the ‘Bharani Deepam’ was lit infront of the sanctum sanctum of the deity of Lord Arunachaleswarar.
On the 1st corridor of the temple, ‘Pancha Deepam’ (5 holy lamps) were lit in front of the deities of the Sun God and the Moon God. Later, to facilitate ‘Anegan’ beconing ‘Egan’, the holy ‘Bharami Deepam’ was lit. The lighting lamp was caeeied by the holy temple Sivachariar Murthy.
Lamps were lit in front of the deities of Gods in the sanctum sanctums in sequence of the deities of Goddess Amman, Sambandha Vinayakar, 2nd corridor Lord Natarajar, Panchamuthys, Vinayakar, Ardhanareeswarar, Vengopal Swamy, Murugar, Gajalakshmi, Arumuganar, and then Arunagiri Yodeswarar, Paeasakthi Amman, Navagrahas, Chithragupthar, Kodimaram (holy flag tree), Hundi Subramanyar, Adhikara Nandhi, Nalvar, Chandikeswarar, and finally, Sornabhairavar and thus, the holy lighting of ‘Bharani Deepam’ was completed.