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 […]

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 […]

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 […]