Aadi Latcharchanai at Periyanayagi Amman Temple, Palani is one of the popular festivals celebrated at Periya Nayagi Amman Temple. In 2017, Aadi Latcharchanai date at Periyanayagi Amman Temple is – August 11.
Popularly called ‘Town Temple’, this large and spacious temple is in the heart of Palani town of Tamil Nadu. In the Aadi Month, one lakh archanas (laksha archana) are performed in this temple. Particularly, the Fridays of this month (Aadi Velli) are crowded days here.
Aadi Krithigai or Aadi Karthigai and Aadi Pooram are the major festival celebrated in Tamil month of Aadi in Tamil Nadu. Aadi Perukku, Aadi Velli, Aadi Chevvai, Aadi Amavasai, and Aadi Laksharchana are the auspicious rituals observed in Palani temple during Aadi masam.
Aadi month in 2018 corresponds with Ashada Month and Shravan Month in North India Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam) and other Amavasyant Panchanga systems – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.