Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam 2018 | Arunachaleshwara Karthigai Deepam

Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam is a festival observed in the Tamil Karthigai Month at famous Tiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara swamy temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam date is November 23. It is celebrated on Kartikai Pournami, the Full Moon day in the month of Kaarthikai. This festival coincides with Krithikai nakshatram. In Thiruvannamalai, Maha […]

Bharani Deepam 2018 | Inaugural Ritual of Karthigai Deepam

Bharani Deepam is the inaugural ritual of Karthigai Deepam and observed early morning on Karthikai Maha Deepam festival. In 2018, Bharani Deepam date is November 23. It is observed between 3 and 3.30 am on November 23. This ritual is a fire sacrifice performed before the Surya temple. During this Deeparadhanai, a bowl of ghee is […]

Karthigai Deepam 2018 date in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai Deepam or Karthikai Deepam is a festival dedicated to Lord Shiva celebrated in Karthigai month in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Karthigai Deepam is November 22 | 23. It is celebrated on Karthigai Pournami, the Full Moon day in Karthigai masam as per Tamil calendar. In all temples of Tamil Nadu, this festival is celebrated […]

Karthigai Masam 2019 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2019, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 16 (30 days). This month, Karthigai, got its name from the Tamil star ‘Krithiga. Karthikai masam is the favorite month for Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as per the […]

Vaikhanasa Deepam on Karthigai Pournami

Vaikhanasa Deepam is observed on the Karthigai Pournami day as per tamil calendar. In 2018, Vaikhanasa Deepam date is November 23. Karthigai Pournami or the full moon day in the tamil karthigai masam is highly auspicious in South India. This day is also celebrated as Karthigai Deepam. Vaikhanasa is an important sect in Hinduism and […]

Vishnu Deepam, Sokkappanai: Karthigai Deepam Festival in Tamil Nadu

Vishnu Deepam is a festival observed on Pournami day in Karthigai masam as per the traditional Tamil panchangam. In 2018, Vishnu Deepam date is November 23. This day is a major auspicious occasion for Vaishnava sect of devotees. Vishnu Deepam is also observed as Karthigai Deepam. On this day, devotees clean their houses and temples […]

Karthigai Deepam, Karthika Pournami Celebrations in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai Deepam or Karthikai Deepam is a festival observed in the Tamil month of Karthigai. Karthigai Deepam 2018 date is November 23. Karthikai Deepam is celebrated on Kartigai Pournami, the Full Moon day in the Kaarthigai Month. This festival coincides with Krithikai nakshatram. It is also celebrated as the extension of Deepavali. Kartigai Deepam is […]

Yanai Pandigai in Mandyam Iyengar community, Tamil Nadu

Yanai Pandigai or Aanai Pandigai is a festival observed on the Poornima day in Karthikai month. In 2014, Yanai Pandigai date is December 5. Yanai Pandigai is popularly celebrated as Karthigai Deepam and Vishnu Deepam in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This festival is an important one for Mandyam Iyengars community. It is dedicated to elephants […]

Karthigai Deepam Special Trains to Thiruvannamalai in November 2012

Southern Railway will run special trains to Thiruvannamalai during Karthigai Deepam festival from Chennai Central, Puducherry & Villupuram in November 2012. The following special trains will be operated to Tiruvannamalai to clear the extra rush for Karthigai Deepam festival. Train No 06033 Chennai Central – Tiruvannamalai special will leave Chennai Central at 10.10 hrs on November […]

Karthigai Deepam, 8 December 2011

Today, 8 December 2011 is Karthigai Deepam. Karthigai Deepam is celebrated on Krittika or Karthigai Nakshatra in Karthigai Month in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated in large scale at Thiruvannamalai Arunachala Temple. The festival attracts more than a million devotees to the temple. Karthigai Deepam is also celebrated as Vishnu Deepam and Yanai Pandigai in […]

Thiruvannamalai Special Trains for Karthigai Deepam 2011

Southern Railways will run special trains to Thiruvannamalai for Karthigai Deepam 2011 from Chennai Central in December 2011. To clear the extra rush of passengers during Karthigai Dheepam festival, the Railways has decided for special trains. It is to note that Karthigai Deepam 2011 date is December 8. T.No.06013 Chennai Central – Tiruvannamalai Special will […]

Maha Karthigai Deepam 2010, Karthigai Deepam in Thiruvannamalai

Thiruvannamalai Maha Karthigai Deepam (Karthigai Deepam) is a 10-day festival celebrated at Arunchaleshwarara temple in Tiruvannamalai temple town in Karthigai masam. Maha Karthigai Deepam 2011 begins on November 29 with the hoisting of the holy flag at 5.30 am in front of the sanctum sanctorum of Arunachala temple. This grand festival will culminate on December […]

Karthigai Deepam festival starts in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai Deepam, the festival of lights in Tamil Nadu, is celebrated on the full moon day in Karthigai masam of Tamil calendar. Karthigai Deepam 2010 date is 21 November, today. This festival is celebrated throughout the state of Tamil Nadu but Thiruvannamalai Karthigai Deepam attracts a large number of devotees. It is celebrated for ten […]