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Festivals


Vaikasi Visagam (May - June)

A large number of devotees, numbering about two lakhs, participate in the festival. A procession of Sri Jayanthinathar with Valli and Deivanai is conducted in the night.

Avani Festival (August - September)

Devotees numbering about two lakh participate in this festival. On this Avani festival 7th, 8th and 10th day functions are more important.
  • 7th Sikappu sathi Festival
  • 8th Pachai Sathi Festival
  • 10th Car Festival (Big cars will not be available)
Skanda Sasti Festival - 7 days (October - November)

Devotees numbering about five lakhs will participate in the above festival. On this festival occasion, devotees fast for all six days. On the 6th day Surasamharam is demonstrated. On the 7th day Thirukkalyanam to Deivanai is celebrated in a grand manner.

Masi Festival - 12 days (February - March)

More than three lakh people participate in this festival.
  • 7th day Sikappu Sathi
  • 8th day Pachai Sathi
  • 10th day Car festival - (yearly twice) - Big cars will be available
  • 11th day Floating festival (yearly once)
Vows and Offerings

Devotees who take a vow place their offerings during festival and other days.

They austerely fast and carry Kavadi, Palkudam, offer Abishegam etc. to the Lord. The Golden Chariot procession, Chandana Lebanam, Dharabhishegam, Dharahomam are performed by devotees in fulfillment of their vows.

Devotees who perform such austerities get relieved of their mental worries; the unmarried get married; and the childless beget children by the grace of Arulmigu Subramania Swamy.