Aadi Chevvai (Tuesday in Aadi Month) is one of the auspicious pujas held in all Devi Temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti. In 2016, Aadi Chevvai dates are – July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9 and August 16.
Avvayar Amman temple in Nagercoil is one of the holy places in Tamil Nadu where Aadi Chevvai festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety.
Women offer special pujas to Avvayar Amman during Aadi month. Unmarried women offer worship to the Goddess to seek blessings to get good husband and to bear children. Married women pray to the Goddess for marital bliss and longer life of their husbands.