Masi Makam or Masi Magam is one of the big festivals celebrated at Mamallapuram Thirukkadalmallai temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Masi Magam celebrations will be held on February 22.
As the main festival is celebrated in Chithirai month, this is the second biggest festival of Mahabalipuram temple.
On Masi Magam day, special pujas and rituals are held in Mamallapuram Thirukkadalmallai temple. The utsava vigraha of the temple, ‘Ulaguyya Nindra Piran along with his consorts are taken in procession to the seashore at Mahabalipuram.
At seashore, special abhishegam are peformed. Theerthavari is offered during the festival. Theppotsavam or the float festival is the major attraction of Masi Magam festival.