Thaipoosam or Thaipusam is the major festival dedicated to Lord Murugan. This festival is observed on Thai Pournami or the Full Moon day in Thai month. Thaipoosam 2012 date is February 7. Skandagiri Subramanya swamy temple located at Padmarao nagar in Secunderabad Hyderabad is the famous temple dedicated to Subramanya swamy in twin cities. Thai Poosam is celebrated with gaiety in the temple which attracts tens of thousands of devotees.
Thaipoosam Laksharchana Mahotsavam is the main ritual during the festival in Skandagiri temple. A large number of devotees throng the temple in the early morning to participate in the ritual which starts at 6 am.
Other famous Subramanya temples in Andhra Pradesh are Mopidevi Valli Devasena sametha Subrahmanya Temple and Bikkavolu Subbaraya Temple. Thai Pournami or Thaipoosam coincides with Magha Pournamiin Telugu calendar. Magha Poornima is celebrated with fervor in Antarvedi Narasimha Swamy Temple and Hamsaladeevi Venugopalaswamy Temple.
Phone number or contact number of Skandagiri Subramanya Temple, Padmaraonagar, Hyderabad – 040 27504849