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 2022, Vishnu Deepam date is December 6. 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 […]

Bharani Deepam 2022 | Inaugural Ritual of Karthigai Deepam

Bharani Deepam is the inaugural ritual of Karthigai Deepam and observed early morning on Karthikai Maha Deepam festival. In 2022, Bharani Deepam date is December 6. It is observed between 4 AM on December 6. This ritual is a fire sacrifice performed before the Surya temple. During this Deeparadhanai, a bowl of ghee is used […]

Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam 2022 | 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 2022, Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam date is December 6. It is celebrated on Kartikai Pournami, the Full Moon day in the month of Kaarthikai. This festival coincides with Krithikai nakshatram. In Thiruvannamalai, […]

Karthigai Masam 2022 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2022, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 15 (29 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 […]

Karthigai Deepam 2022 date in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai Deepam or Karthikai Deepam is a festival dedicated to Lord Shiva celebrated in Karthigai month in Tamil Nadu. In 2022, Karthigai Deepam is December 6. 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 with utmost […]

‘Pori Urundai’ for Karthigai Deepam

Pori Urundaiis the famous sweet item, which would be prepared during the Karthigai Deepam festival. Pori Urundai is made out of puffed rice and soft Jaggery. Pori Urundai can also be bought from Peas merchants, but mostly it would be made in homes, during the time of Karthigai Deepam festival. After preparing the Pori Urundai, […]

Vaikhanasa Deepam on Karthigai Pournami

Vaikhanasa Deepam is observed on the Karthigai Pournami day as per tamil calendar. In 2022, Vaikhanasa Deepam date is December 6. 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 […]

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 2020, Yanai Pandigai date is November 29. 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, Karthika Pournami Celebrations in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai Deepam or Karthikai Deepam is a festival observed in the Tamil month of Karthigai. Karthigai Deepam 2021 date is November 19. 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 […]

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 2020 date is 29 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 […]