Madurai Chithirai Thiruvizha 2017 Schedule

Chithirai Thiruvizha (Chithirai Festival) is more than a fortnight-long festival held at Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple. Madurai Meenakshi Temple is a world-famous Hindu pilgrimage which is very popular for its rich architecture, great history and the powerful divine couple – Lord Shiva and Parvathi in the form of Meenakshi and Sundareswarar Swamy. In 2017, Chithirai […]

Chithirai Festival 2013 at Madurai Meenakshi Temple

Chithirai Festival (Chithirai Brahmotsavam) is a grand temple festival of Madurai Meenakshai Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for 12 days in Chithirai Masam of Tamil Calendar. In 2013, Chithirai Festival of Madurai Temple begins on 13 April and ends on April 25. Chithirai Festival begins on 14 April with Flag Hosting (Dhwajarohanam) […]

Chithirai Festival 2012 in Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Madurai Chithirai Brahmotsavam

Chithirai Festival, also known as Chithirai Thiruvizha or Chithirai Brahmotsavam, is the biggest festival in Madurai Meenakshi Temple. It is celebrated during Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar. In 2012, Chithirai Thiruvizha dates are – from April 24 to May 4. Meenakshi Pattabhishekam (coronation) would be performed on April 30. The important event of the festival, […]

Madurai Meenakshi Temple goes Air Conditioned for Chithirai Brahmotsavam

Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswar Temple goes air conditioned during Chithirai Brahmotsavam by a 100-tonned air conditioner. Chithirai Festival is slated to begin on April 23, 2012. This air conditioner has been intended for devotees seated in the North and West Adi streets during the Chithirai Thiru Kalyanam (May 2, Wednesday). The celestial wedding would be performed […]

Chitra Pournami, Chithirai Pournami – 25 April 2013

Chitra Pournami or the Full Moon in Chithirai month is an auspicious day in Tamil calendar. As it is the first purnima in tamil new year and also marks the grand celebrations in many temples. In 2013, Chitra Pournami date is 25 April, Thursday. The temple towns in Tamil Nadu, Madurai and Thiruvannamalai are decked […]