Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is the first of the 108 Vaishnava Divya Desams to be renamed as Puloga Vaikundam. With a total of 7 prakaras, the temple is spread over an area of 150 acres with 54 sub-shrines. This year the world-famous Vaikunda Ekadasi festival held here in the Tamil month of Margazhi which usually falls in the month of December – January, has been started in a great manner without a large number of devotees.
Observed exclusively by the women folks, Attukal Pongala is the world-famous ritualist annual festival celebrated at the famous Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Trivandrum district of Kerala. Miss-not the world-renowned ritualistic festival, Attukal Pongala on your visit to Kerala this March and seek the blessings of Goddess Attukalamma. The annual Attukal Pongala Festival will be held on March 9th, 2020 this year.
Maha Shivratri Festival is of great significance for the worshippers of Lord Shiva. It is widely celebrated all across India and Nepal. South India which is home to a countless number of Shiva Temples celebrates Maha Shivratri Festival with extreme enthusiasm and great religious fervor. The Shiva Temples in South India are beautifully decorated with lights and flowers during Maha Shivratri and devotees from all over the world come to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva at these temples during the festival. This year Maha Sivaratri falls on February 21, 2020.
Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is one of the major festival mostly celebrated by the Tamil people on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February), usually coinciding with Pushya star, known as Poosam in Tamil. In this blog, you may get to know some of the rare and interesting facts about Thaipoosam, Lord Muruga, festival dates and some of the best places to visit during Thaipusam. So continue reading…
The grand celebration of the Consecration ceremony at Brihadiswara Temple, Tanjore is in the headlines today. Tanjore Big Temple or the Brihadiswara temple has set its foot very strongly in history with its magnificent architecture, which one could not have imagined even during recent past, with all such technicalities at hand.
Mark your calendar now and plan a trip to Madurai to witness the grand Float Festival in 2020. Madurai Float Festival is one of the grandest festivals of South India, which is observed every year on the full moon night of the Tamil month, Thai, which falls between mid-January and mid-February. Madurai Float Festival is one of the most remarkable festivals of Madurai, celebrated with lights, lamps, fireworks, and richness of culture and traditions.
The Arudhra Darisanam or the Thiruvathirai vrata is one of the major festivals in all Shiva temples celebrated annually during the day of Makaram-Thiruvadhirai star in the Tamil month of Margazhi. The Arudhra Dharisanam is celebrated in a grand manner in 5 Sabhas of Lord Shiva in Tamilnadu. This auspicious day usually falls between the months of December and January and this year 2020, the Arudhra Dharshan is going to be celebrated on 10th January 2020.