Maha Deepam Festival, Thiruvannamalai

The Festival of Lamps, also known as the "Karthigai Deepam Festival," is one of Tamil Nadu's most important festivals. The Tamil month of Karthigai, which takes place between the months of November and December, is significant in the South Indian states' religious and spiritual traditions. The Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple at Thiruvannamalai hosts a 10-day festival called Maha Deepam or Annamal....
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           Karthigai Deepam 1st day Festival :  Silver Vahanam (Silver Vehicle)

           Karthigai Deepam 2nd day Festival :  Silver Indra Vimana

           Karthigai Deepam 3rd day Festival :  Simha Vahanam, Anna Vahanam (Lion   

                                                                   and Elephant Vehicle)

           Karthigai Deepam 4th day Festival :  Silver Kamadhenu, Karpagavirucham

           Karthigai Deepam 5th day Festival : 


           Karthigai Deepam 6th day Festival : Silver Radham (silver chariot)

           Karthigai Deepam 7th day Festival : Wooden Ratham (wooden chariot)

           Karthigai Deepam 8th day Festival :  Pichandavar Urchavam, Horse Vahanam

           Karthigai Deepam 9th day Festival :  Purusha Mirugam Vahanam

           Karthigai Deepam 10th day Festival : Evening 6.00 PM Thiruvannamalai Maha    


Organized By

Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department,
Tourist Officer,
Tourist Office, Hotel Tamilnadu complex, Polur Road, Thiruvannamalai-606601.

How to reach

The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport, which is 192 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Thiruvannamalai, which is 2 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Thiruvannamalai, which is 2KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple , Thiruvannamalai.
Date Time

9 Nov 2022 - 9 Nov 2022

4:00 AM - 7:00 PM




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